Thursday, November 13, 2014

Mali-After the second death from Ebola to the Pasteur Polyclinic: 106 people already quarantined

Santé publique : La clinique Pasteur fermée après le décès d’un infirmier provoqué par le virus Ebola
After the second death from Ebola to the Pasteur Polyclinic: 106 people already quarantined
November 13, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Public health clinic closed after the death of a nurse caused by the Ebola virus Pasteur

After the girl Kayes, Mali just seen die on its soil a second person with the disease Ebola. It was late in the evening of Tuesday, November 11 at the Polyclinic Pasteur in ACI 2000.

The information was confirmed by the departments of the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene last Wednesday during a press briefing hosted by the Secretary General of the Department, Prof. Ousmane Doumbia, who was accompanied by coordinator emergency, Dr. Samba Sow and the WHO Resident Representative in Mali, Ibrahima Fall Socé operations center.

In response to the current situation, the Minister of Health has decided to place the Pasteur Polyclinic in quarantine, with thirty people inside, pending regulatory sanctions.

This is not all. A family of 45 members is in the same situation Daoudabougou. One that hosted the old patient came from Guinea who died at the General Hospital, located in Para Djicoroni nearby ceramics factory, has also been identified and quarantined.

According to the Coordinator of the Emergency Operations Center, the family has established a list of 16 people to have been in close contact with the old Guinean. They are now also deprived of their liberty.

This makes a total of 106 people already quarantined. According to Professor Sow, services have also identified the mosque in which the body of the old has passed before the transfer of the remains in Guinea. As the Polyclinic and the two concessions, she in turn been disinfected.

The second fatal case concerns a trainee nurse who was on duty at the Pasteur Polyclinic. According to our information, this is the one who cared for a sick, come to Guinea heal at this property.

According to our sources, it would also be old patient died of the disease Ebola and the clinic would not be realized. What made the Polyclinic Pasteur had made no special provision for the protection of its employees to put them to the notice of this evil.

Consequently, after the death of nursing care, all agents, all patients treated in the clinic, and by extension all their families are now at risk of contamination