��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? Its 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 VURUS! EXTREMELY deadly: About 90% of people that catch Ebola will die from it. Its 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 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. •Dont 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 youre safer when everyone is educated.
Posted on: Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:27:10 +0000
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