INFORMATION ON EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

EBOLAVirus

Symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease

High fever
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Abdominal pain
Bleeding tendencies

Mode of Contracting Ebola

Direct physical contact with body fluids (blood, saliva, vomitus, stool, and possibly sweat) of an infected persons

Direct contact with soiled linen used by infected persons.

Preventive Measures:

Regular hand washing with soap, particularly sanitizers and water.

Avoid eating dead animals (chimpanzees, gorillas, fruit bats, monkeys, forest antelopes, pigs, and porcupines – BUSH MEAT.

Avoid getting into direct physical contact with body fluids such as blood, saliva, vomitus, stool, and possibly sweat from infected patients.

Avoid direct contact with dead bodies without the use of protective materials.  Avoid injections or body cuts inflicted traditionally.

Note:

Ebola survivors duly certified fit and discharged by medical personnel cannot transmit the disease

Only persons who are down with Ebola disease can transmit the disease

Don’t stigmatize Ebola survivors

Report any suspected cases of Ebola to the Health Unit on these  help lines:  07034847706
08054590218

Help keep the University Community Ebola free.
Thank you.
Signed:
Dr. (Mrs.) G.O. Ajayi
Ag. Director, Health Services