Ebola Alert Zimbabwe Research Team(2014)

What’s Ebola?

It’s Bloody:
Ebola is what scientists call a hemorrhagic fever – it operates by making its victims bleed from almost anywhere on their body. Usually, victims bleed to death from Ebola.
It’s Contagious: Ebola is highly contagious; being transmitted via contact with body fluids such as blood, saliva, semen or body discharges.Ebola is NOT AIRBORNE!
Really Deadly:About 90% of people that catch Ebola will die from it.It’s one of the deadliest diseases in the world,killing in a few weeks.

Untreatable:
This is the sad part – Ebola has no known treatment or cure. Victims are usually treated for symptoms with the faint hope that they recover.
How Do I Know Someone has Ebola?:Fever,Headache,Diarrhea,Vomiting,Weakness of Joint & Muscle,Ache,Stomach Pain and Lack of Appetite
Protect Yourself:Wash Your Hands with Soap Do this a lot. You can also use a good hand sanitizer. Avoid unnecessary contact!
Better to restrict yourself to food you prepared yourself.

 

 

Disinfect Your Surroundings The virus cannot survive disinfectants,heat, direct sunlight,detergents and soaps.

Clean up!:

Fumigate If you have Pests.Rodents can be carriers of Ebola.
Fumigate your environment & dispose off the carcasses properly!Don’t Touch Carcasses Dead bodies can still transmit Ebola. Don’t touch them without protective gear or avoid
them altogether.

Protect Yourself:

Use protective gear if you must care or go near someone you suspect has Ebola.

Report:

Report any suspicious symptoms in yourself or anyone else IMMEDIATELY you notice them. Don’t delay!!

Educate Everyone:

Tell your neighbors, colleagues and domestic staff. You’re safer when Everyone is educated

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