Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Ebola. Boulogne: 3 families refuse to send their children to school – West France

Ebola. Boulogne: 3 families refuse to send their children to school – West France

Monday morning, three parents refused to leave their children at a school in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, due to the presence a student recently returned from Guinea, hit by the Ebola virus.

This was the country indicated the mayor’s office, confirming a report in Paris .

For parents of children enrolled in primary school Old Town Hall in Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine), the Ministry of Education should have waited until the end of the incubation period of the virus from 2 to 21 days, before allowing the enrollment of the child.

Marisol Touraine reassuring

The mayor of Boulogne-Billancourt recalled “all measures recommended by the health authorities have been implemented “. The temperature of the child and the rest of the siblings is taken daily by a municipal nurse. None of these children has a fever today.

The Minister of Health, Marisol Touraine, also desired reassuring. “Ebola is a dangerous virus, but is not transmitted in any conditions” , she has recalled on BFM TV, emphasizing the series of procedures in place in France “to identify a case, the support and treatment, if necessary with experimental treatments,” .

“The ivestigations”

Regarding concerns in Boulogne-Billancourt, she stressed that “investigations” could be undertaken by the medical profession to the family concerned.

Inspector of Education was Monday night receive representatives of parents of the Old School Hall in the presence of two doctors.


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