Ebola: Ministry Drafting Travel Guidelines

October 22, 2014

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment said they “would like to advise the public that they are currently in the process of drafting formal guidelines regarding travel to Bermuda from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak. A further announcement will be forthcoming in due course.”

The Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said: “Whilst there are no direct commercial flights to Bermuda from Ebola affected countries and there is a level of pre-vetting of passengers transiting through the UK, US or Canada, the Ministry of Home Affairs is of the opinion that it may be prudent to increase our procedures to protect public health.”

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  1. concerned says:

    Well that would be good,with country this small just take one person to wipe us all out here,lots of people have health issues that can get effected really fast,and we would never know,heard someone on a cruise to the islands,they never said which one,these people aren’t truthful about it either,like states they protecting themselves now after already having it there,good news let’s hope we don’t think making a dollars comes first before peoples lives the country.

  2. Truth is killin' me... says:

    How many Bermudians would show up to the Hospital if there was a known Ebola case in isolation there? My answer would be none.

  3. PEARL says: