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Preventive Work against Ebola Virus Brisk in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, November 7 (KCNA) -- A preventive work against Ebola virus now spreading worldwide is brisk in different parts of the DPRK.

The State Emergency Anti-epidemic Committee is scrupulously organizing the anti-epidemic work to bar Ebola virus from spreading in the country.

Hygienic information service is making brisk headway to encourage all inhabitants to turn out in the preventive work.

Health workers of many units including the Ministry of Public Health Skin-disease Preventive Centre, Academy of Koryo Medicine and the Ryugyong Dental Hospital are providing information service with the help of visual aid materials and multi-media.

Working people's organizations at all levels in South and North Phyongan, North Hwanghae and South Hamgyong provinces are successfully conducting such activities at institutions, enterprises and neighborhood units.

Health workers are strengthening medical check-up among inhabitants. They are carefully examining whether symptoms of sudden high fever, serious headache, etc. are not manifested among them.

Institutions and enterprises have a well-regulated system whereby relevant health organs and anti-epidemic bodies can be informed of any possible abnormal symptom among their employees and a variety of necessary measures taken against it.

Technological study for medical workers is organized at high level at provinces, cities (districts) and counties to carry out a rapid and correct diagnosis and medical treatment.

The medical workers of the National Hygienic and Anti-epidemic Center are scrupulously organizing the work to strictly prevent Ebola virus from spreading in the DPRK.

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