INFORMATION ON EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE
Symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease
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.
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.
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
Help keep the University Community Ebola free.
Dr. (Mrs.) G.O. Ajayi
Ag. Director, Health Services