Ebola is a very scary disease. It kills most of the time and has no cure. The good news is that you don't have to get it. Here's what you need to know.
What is Ebola?
How Do I Know Someone has Ebola?
The symptoms generally take 2 - 21 days to become apparent. The symptoms are deceptively general - tending to look a lot like malaria or a flu. One more thing, people aren't contagious until they display symptoms.
Joint & Muscle Ache
Lack of Appetite
There are a few things to protect yourself and your family. Don't mess around with this advice; remember, Ebola has no cure!
Wash Your Hands with Soap.Do this a lot. You can also use a good hand sanitizer. Avoid unnecessary contact!
No Bush Meat & SuyaBush meat may be carrying the virus. Also avoid suya. Better to restrict yourself to food you prepared yourself.
Disinfect Your SurroundingsThe virus cannot survive disinfectants, heat, direct sunlight, detergents and soaps. Clean up!
Fumigate If you Have PestsFumigate your environment & dispose of the carcasses properly! Better a clean environment for you!
Don't Touch CarcassesDead bodies can still transmit Ebola. Don't touch them without protective gear or avoid them altogether.
Protect YourselfUse protective gear if you must care or go near someone you suspect has Ebola.
ReportReport any suspicious symptoms in yourself or anyone else IMMEDIATELY you notice them. Don't delay!!
Educate EveryoneTell your neighbors, colleagues and domestic staff. You're safer when everyone is educated about Ebola.
Spread the Word
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Alert the authorities to anything suspicious. You can click to call them in Nigeria on:
08023169485, 08033086660, 08033065303, 08055281443 and 08055329226