Wed 6th Aug 2014
Effects of Ebola Virus Disease
SVG Green Party calls for a ban on persons coming into SVG from countries with ebola virus disease
SVG Green Party calls for a ban on persons coming into SVG from countries with EVD to protect persons in SVG. There is no specific treatment for EVD and the disease has high a mortality rate, killing 50% to 90% of those infected by the virus.
Countries affected by EVD are in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria.
The serious outbreak of EVD has been known about for several months. For PM Gonsalves to have waited until Monday 04 August 2014 to hold a press conference on EVD and to put measures in place to deal with the problem of EVD is outrageous and unacceptable. SVG Green Party calls on PM Gonsalves to resign for gross incompetence.
SVG Green Party is making a very strong call for a ban on persons coming into SVG from countries with the Ebola Virus Disease.
Ivan O'Neal BSc hons, MSc, MBA
Leader and co-founder of SVG Green Party
CC: His Excellency the Governor General of SVG
Hon. Prime Minister
Hon. Minister of Health