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Prevention of Ebola virus disease

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How can you protect yourself from Ebola?

 

  • Report all suspected cases to the nearest health facility immediately.

  • For further information send a FREE SMS to U-report on: 8500 or call toll-free on: 0800 100 066.

  • People who are suspected to have died from Ebola must be buried immediately, by a trained Ministry of Health burial team to prevent the spread of Ebola.

  • Disinfect the bedding and clothing of any person suspected to have died from Ebola with JIK.

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and clean water after handling a patient infected with Ebola or the body of a person who has died from Ebola.

  • Avoid communal washing of hands during funeral rites.

  • People suspected to be suffering from Ebola should be taken to the nearest health facility immediately.

  • Avoid direct contact with body fluids of a person suspected to be suffering from Ebola by using protective materials e.g. gloves and masks.

  • People handling the body of a person who is suspected to have died of Ebola should wear strong protective materials like gloves and masks.

  • Avoid touching or eating bush meat especially from monkeys, bats, baboons, gorillas and chimpanzees. 

Prevention of Ebola

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