Ebola, What you should know

There is currently an Ebola outbreak putting all of us at risk.

Ebola

What is EBOLA?



It’s a virus that attacks a person blood system:
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.Ebola is highly contagious; Being transmitted via contact with body fluids such as blood, sweat, saliva, semen or other body discharges.Ebola is however NOT AN AIRBORNE VIRUS!EXTREMELY deadly: About 90% of people that catch Ebola will die from it. It’s one of the deadliest diseases in the world, killing in just a few weeks.Not treatable(no cure): 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?


The symptoms for Ebola

•Fever
•Headache
•Diarrhoea
•Vomiting
•Weakness
•Joint & Muscle pains
•Stomach Pain
•Lack of Appetite

How to Protect Yourself from Ebola ?



•Wash Your Hands with Soap Do this a lot. You can also use a good hand sanitizer. Avoid unnecessary physical contact with people.
■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!
•Dead bodies CAN still transmit Ebola.
•Don’t touch them without protective gear or better yet avoid them altogether.Protect Yourself:
•Use protective gear if you must care or go nearsomeone you suspect has Ebola.Report:
•Report any suspicious symptoms in yourself or anyone else IMMEDIATELY. Do not delay!

Educate Everyone:
•Tell your neighbors, colleagues and domestic staff (anyone really). Basically you’re safer when everyone is educated.
•dont share alcohol.


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