ATHENS – With Ebola being reported in Spain, the Czech Republic and neighboring FYROM, Greece’s Health Ministry ie getting ready to deal with cases if they hit the country.
The ministry’s General Secretary Christina Papanikolaou that Greek authorities were braced to deal with a potential Ebola infection in Greece and readying medical procedures.
“There is no reason to be particularly worried about Ebola in Greece if we are well prepared,” Papanikolaou told SKAI ahead of a planned meeting at noon on Oct. 10 between Health Ministry officials and representatives of the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO).
Officials are to assess the country’s state of readiness to deal with the virus as well as the measures that could be introduced at Greece’s borders. Daily checks are being conducted at border points for Ebola and reports sent to KEELPNO.
The capital’s Amalia Fleming hospital is on standby to take in any suspicious cases, she said.