The Minister of Health Makis Voridis has stressed that Greece is prepared to respond to the event of an Ebola virus outbreak, in a Thursday morning appearance on ANT1.
Mr. Voridis noted that “Greece is prepared to tackle a possible Ebola virus outbreak” and added that “we have complied with the instructions of the World Health Organization”. Regarding preventative measures, Mr. Voridis clarified that guidelines for travelers from high-risk countries were currently enforced in all points of entrance and exiting the country.
In the event of an Ebola virus case, the Minister revealed that a hospital has been appointed as a reference center, where the necessary staff and equipment will carry out any necessary analyses to certify the virus outbreak. Mr. Voridis declined to name the hospital and reported that further information will be announced at a later date.