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Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Cases of Ebola

The White House FEBRUARY 16, 2021 Infectious diseases are transnational health and national security threats. While the world is reeling from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Ebola has again emerged, simultaneously, in both Central and West Africa. The world cannot afford to turn the other way. We must do everything in our power to respond quickly, ...
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Health Alert – Ebola Outbreak in Guinea – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Health Alert – Ebola Outbreak in Guinea – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea-February 14, 2021 Location: Guinea Event: The Ministry of Health (MOH) declared an Ebola epidemic in the Gouecke sub-district of the N’Zerekore region on February 14.  Following one death in Gouecke, the MOH identified seven suspected Ebola cases.  Three of the seven were tested ...
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U.S. Government Makes Donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Valued at $75,000 to the Guinean Ministry of Health

On February 10, U.S Embassy Conakry through its Office of Defense Cooperation donated medical personal protective equipment (PPE) worth $75,000 to the Guinean Ministry of Health to support their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 while upkeeping the maintenance of routine quality health care services. This donation of medical PPE, which includes disposable protective suits, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Considerations and the Current Status of Consular Operations in Guinea

We urge U.S. citizens to follow current travel guidance to reconsider travel due to COVID-19 considerations. Guinea is currently under a Level 3 Travel Advisory : Reconsider travel. U.S. citizens choosing to travel or remain abroad should be prepared to make their own arrangements regarding their medical care, and to remain informed regarding all travel requirements. We remind U.S. ...
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West Africa Trade & Investment Hub Co-Invests with Cordaid to Support SMEs in the Region

Conakry, January 25,2021 For immediate release Press Release West Africa Trade & Investment Hub Co-Invests with Cordaid to Support SMEs in the Region $37 Million of New Private Investment to be Catalyzed Thanks to U.S. Government Support In partnership with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) , the USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub has announced its first co-investment project with Stichting Cordaid (Cordaid), managed ...
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