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Ebola Facts

Published:Saturday | November 29, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Ebola Facts



n Under the National Health Emergency Plan, Jamaica has activated the multi-agency Ebola Contingency Action Plan to deal with the country's preparedness and response to the deadly disease that has been deemed the worst global health emergencies in modern times.

n Dr Kevin Harvey, acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, is Jamaica's lead technical official for the Ebola prevention and response action plan.

n There are NO suspected or confirmed cases of the deadly Ebola virus in Jamaica and the government is working to keep it that way, undertaking numerous preparedness and response strategies under the multi-Agency Ebola Contingency Action Plan.

n All Jamaicans are being asked to do their part to keep Jamaica Ebola free. Protect yourself, protect your family, keep Jamaica Ebola free. Use the emergency hotline if necessary. Call 1-888-ONE-LOVE or 1-888-663-5683.