Ebola -awareness !!!!

Ebola -awareness !!!!

CheSsie_BiRdie
CheSsie_BiRdie
Aug 17, 2014, 6:11 AM |
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There is currently an Ebola outbreak putting all of us at risk. Pls help educate all around u by sending this msg to all your contacts..

What is EBOLA?

It’s a virus that attacks a person blood system:

Ebola is what scientists call a haemorraghic 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.

Untreatable(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?

• Fever

• Headache

• Diarrhoea

• Vomiting

• Weakness

• Joint & Muscle pains

• Stomach Pain

• Lack of Appetite

Protect Yourself:

• Wash Your Hands with Soap

Do this a lot. You can also use a good handsanitizer.

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 near

someone you suspect has

Ebola.

Report:

• Report any suspicious

symptoms in yourself or

anyone else IMMEDIATELY.

Do not delay!

Educate Everyone:

• Tell your neighbours,

colleagues and domestic

staff (anyone really). Basically you’re safer when

everyone is educated.