Education On Preventing Ebola Transmission Critical In West African Outbreak
New York Times: Ebola Gets Worse in West Africa
“…The [Ebola outbreaks in West Africa] will require a large educational effort to alert people to the dangers, to warn people not to eat ‘bush meat,’ to warn mourners not to touch the victims during burial ceremonies, and to protect health care workers from unwitting contamination, among other public health measures. Ebola is a frightening virus, but it is not an inevitable death sentence if medical care is sought promptly and steps are taken to prevent transmission” (6/8).
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