We are all aware that Ebola is now in Nigeria and that unfortunately Salt water does not prevent or cure it. Ebola is deadly but you don’t have to get it. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones.
1. How Can I Get Ebola? One can get Ebola by a. contact with someone who is VISIBLY sick with the disease b. contact with the body of someone who has died from Ebola c. contact with an animal that is carrying the virus – usually fruit bats & monkeys
2. How Can I Know Someone Has Ebola? The first and most important thing is a HIGH and SUDDEN FEVER plus any of these other 3 signs: a. excessive stool (especially with blood) b. vomiting c. loss of appetite d. weakness e. joint & body pain f. sore throat
3. What Do I Do If I think I Or Someone I Know Has Ebola? Call +23480032652437 IMMEDIATELY to speak with Health Officials if you’re in Nigeria. Airtime is free on this number. a. don’t go to church/mosque/prayer house – ask your pastor, imam or spiritual leader to pray for you from where they are. You will save lives b. stay at home and keep yourself alone until the health officials are able to handle your case.
4. How Can I Protect Myself? a. keep a clean environment b. wash your hands often and avoid unnecessary contact c. be vigilant. If someone is visibly sick, notify the authorities and avoid them d. educate everyone around you. If the people around you are educated, you are safer.