‘No Ebola Outbreak in Liberia’ – Heath Authorities denounce Reports
The Government of Liberia(GoL), through the Ministry of Health, has denounced reports on some social media platforms about a suspected Ebola outbreak in Sinoe County. Health authorities have said the claim is false and urged those involved in spreading the rumor to desist.
Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah laments at the despicable motive for disseminating such fabricated story and reminded those engaged in this act of the serious ramifications under the public health law of Liberia. The Minister said their motive is to cause panic amongst the general population.
Minister Jallah has emphasized that there is absolutely NO outbreak of Ebola in Liberia at the moment. She said the Ministry has an early warning surveillance system that can effectively detect suspected cases and report same. She urged the public to disregard the rumor and go about their normal business.