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Uzbekistan assuming measures to prevent Ebola penetration at Wrestling Championship
09:23, 27 August 2014, 470

AKIPRESS.COM - tests Uzbekistan has requested more information about the athletes from Ebola-hit West African countries to make a decision on their admission to the world wrestling championship in Tashkent, RIA Novosti reported referring to a representative of the country’s sanitary authority.

“We have requested additional information from the teams’ delegations to have a full view. Now we have received part of the data and are examining it,” the source said.

On Sunday, the Uzbek Health Ministry received a letter from the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) with a demand to clarify the country’s position on the participation of the athletes from West African countries in the world wrestling competition to be held in Tashkent from September 8 to 14.

In particular, seven Nigerian wrestlers and two athletes from Sierra Leone, where the deadly Ebola virus is spreading, plan to participate in the competition.

Meahwile, the World Health Organization reports about more than 1,400 people dead from Ebola virus since its breakout, with more deaths expected in Liberia, Nigeria, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

The disease is a highly deadly, with a 90 percent mortality rate. It is transmitted through direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of the infected.


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