Bou Faour confirms Malaria will not invade Lebanon

July 27, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Public Health Minister, Wael Bou Faour, on Monday watered down the growing Lebanese fear from having Malaria invade the country due to the mounting waste crisis.

“The Ministry of Health calls on the citizens to stick to a number of instructions pending a solution to the crisis,” Bou Faour said, stressing the importance of avoiding burning garbage “because the gas emissions are cancerous.”