Ebola: the word strikes fear in many minds. The virus must remain wet to survive. There are no vaccines available. What can you do?
PostiveTip: If you might be exposed to this virus take these precautions:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based cleaners.
- Don't have contact with infected people, or items that have been in contact with them (body fluids and tissues), or their remains.
- Avoid bush meats and contact with bats and pets.
- Follow careful infection control procedures if you are a healthcare worker. Learn more...