When Nigeria experienced Ebola in 2014, the source was a man who traveled by plane into Nigeria from Liberia.
Moral of the story is: Diseases don’t respect borders. They can spread anywhere and everywhere!
Read on to learn about Ebola and how to stay safe.
HOW EBOLA SPREADS
Ebola spreads from person to person through direct contact with:
Ebola is not spread through the air, water, or food.
Some Ebola symptoms mimic malaria, typhoid, or cholera symptoms so please go to the hospital if you have any of the following:
To stay safe, you must:
Health professionals should practice proper infection control and sterilization measures for universal safety, and make use of personal protective equipment when treating suspected cases.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU GET SICK
Early diagnosis is important to increase the chances of a full recovery. If you suspect that you or someone around you has Ebola, seek medical treatment immediately.
For suspected cases, contact:
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