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1 Ebola Awareness August2014 Disclaimer: This awareness talk has been developed for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Should you have questions or concerns about any topic described here, please consult your medical professional..

2 EBOLA WHAT IS IT? Ebola is caused by a virus. Causes a severe illness, with bleeding Up to 90% will die No vaccine, and no treatment are available Many people can quickly become infected 3

3 EBOLA HOW DOES IT SPREAD? Sick people can spread this disease to others People in direct contact with are at highest risk: sick people Family members Healthcareworkers Dead bodies can also spread the disease. BE CAREFUL DO NOT wash, touch or kiss dead bodies DO NOT wash hands in the same bucket as other who have touched the body 4

4 EBOLA SYMPTOMS What does Ebola feellike? 5

5 EBOLA EARLY Symptoms can start within two days of contact with SYMPTOMS an infected personororbody TIREDNESSNAUSEA FEVERHEADACHE 6

6 OEAbloodOEAblood EBOLA LATER SYMPTOMS BLEEDING (mostly from nose and mouth) VOMITING May contain blood DIARRH May contain COUGH May contain blood 7

7 EBOLA LATER SYMPTOMS YOU CAN BECOME VERYVERYSICK 8

8 EBOLA DEATH IS COMMON MOSTPEOPLEWITH EBOLADIE 9

9 EBOLA PREVENTION HowNOT to catch Ebola? 10

10 AD EBOLA DON’T CATCH IT! YOU CAN CATCH EBOLA FROM SOMEONE SICK DE WHO OR IS KEEPAWAY…….. 11

11 EBOLA DON’T Do not touch an infected their body fluids personor TOUCH! FAECES OR DIARRHOEA BLOODVOMIT 12

12 EBOLA DON’T Do not touch an infected their body fluids personor TOUCH! BODY FLUIDSURINE 13

13 EBOLA DON’T TOUCH! Dead bodies carry the virus. Bury carefully. away. Keep DEADBODY 14

14 EBOLA PREVENTION WASH YOUR Use SOAP HANDSHANDSOFTEN 15

15 EBOLA PREVENTION EBOLA is in animals and bats too. DO NOT touch or eat"bushmeat” anddon’teatbats. 16

16 EBOLA WHAT TO DO! Ifyougetsick 17

17 EBOLA WHAT TOTODODO Ifyoudevelopthesesymptoms… FEVERTIREDNESSHEADACHENAUSEANAUSEA VOMITING May contain blood DIARRHOEA May contain blood COUGH May contain blood BLEEDING (mostly from nose and mouth) 18

18 Ca tel Lis be Ke th Be vo EBOLA WHAT TOTODODO ll your medical centre and l them about your illness ten to the advice. You may sent to a special hospital ep away from others so ey don’t get sick especially carefulof yourof your mitanddiarrhoea 19

19 EBOLA CONCLUSION HAND HYGIENE : SOAP AND WATER, SANITIZERS AVOID CONTACT WITH SICK PERSONS. BE VIGILANT.

20 EBOLA ARE YOUR HANDS CLEAN

21 EBOLA ARE YOUR HANDS CLEAN Hand rub/hand wash seconds (Happy Birthday song twice) PLEASE ENSURE YOUR SANITIZER IS ALCOHOL BASED*

22 Keep natural nail tips < 1/4 inch in length No artificial nails or extenders when having direct contact with patients Recommendations on rings unresolved

23 THANK YOU FOR LISTENING


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