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Malawi: Minister Highlights Need for Country to Stay Prepared for Ebola Disease

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Lilongwe — The Ministry of Health and Population has stressed the need for the country to stay prepared for Ebola disease even though there has been no single confirmed case registered in the country.

The portfolio's minister, Jappie Mhango, made the statement Friday in Lilongwe at a press briefing to share with journalists the outcome of the Ebola simulation exercise that the ministry with its partners conducted in Chitipa and Karonga on November 5 and 6, this year.

"As part of the preparedness activities, my ministry demonstrated a small-scale simulation exercise in Chitipa and Karonga to see how health workers would react to a real life situation (regarding Ebola outbreak)," said Mhango.

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