956 - 03/14 - Ebola Outbreak- Guinea

The UK Club has been informed that there had been an outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea, West Africa. 


The Club has been informed by our Local Correspondent that measures are being taken to control and eradicate the outbreak.


We would advise vessels calling to Guinea to be vigilant to any illness on board and to contact their local agent or the Club correspondent for assistance if necessary.


The World Health Organization (WHO) information on the issue is kept up to date and can be found at the following locations:


http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/en/

http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_03_27_ebola/en/


Their current recommendation is that no travel or trade restrictions should be put in place

 

Source of information

Budd S.A

UK P&I Club Correspondent - Guinea

www.budd-pni.com

 

World Health Organization (WHO)

www.who.int

 

 UK P&I Club Loss Prevention Dept

lossprevention.ukclub@thomasmiller.com

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