Sharing something I received on Whatsapp in public interest:
There is currently an Ebola outbreak in Africa, putting all of us at risk (though no case has been reported in India yet). Pls help educate all around u by sending this msg to all your contacts..
❓What is EBOLA?
It's 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
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 VIRUS!
About 90% of people that
catch Ebola will die from it.
It's one of the deadliest
diseases in the world,
killing in just a few weeks.
Ebola has no known treatment or cure.
Victims are usually treated for symptoms with the faint hope that they
❓How Do I Know Someone has Ebola?
•Joint & Muscle pains
•Lack of Appetite
•Wash Your Hands
Do this a lot. You can
also use a good hand
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.
•Fumigate If you have Pests.
•Rodents can be carriers of Ebola.
•Fumigate your environment & dispose off the carcasses properly!
•Dead bodies CAN still
•Don't touch them without
protective gear or better yet avoid them altogether.
•Use protective gear if you
must care or go near
someone you suspect has
•Report any suspicious
symptoms in yourself or
anyone else IMMEDIATELY.
Do not delay!
•Tell your neighbours,
colleagues and domestic
staff . Basically you're safer when
everyone is educated.