Cabinet To Meet To Address Ebola Outbreak Concerns

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has announced that the government will meet on Friday to discuss the growing Ebola outbreak.

It is understood that all minister will update the Cabinet on their specific areas of responsibility, in an effort to allay growing concern over any possible threat posed by the current outbreak.

Ireland is prepared for any outbreak, according to the Health Service Executive.

Mr Varadkar said that his department has observed the situation "very closely" and would continue to do so, adding that his department was leading a cross-departmental group to ensure that Ireland was "ready to deal with any emerging situation relevant to Ireland."


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