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Worst case scenario. The comments, there as here and in every corner of the planet on every news piece from sports to politics, are always the most reliable prodrome. I fail to reckon what, if not this, will make the WHO isolate Africa completely.

The number of confirmed cases outside of the three west Africa countries that are not liked to Patrick Sawyer remain at zero. Ebola transmission requires close contact and has never made it out of Africa via a patient. This outbreak shows how it transmits - close contact with body fluids.


But what about sweat? People entering a plane in high temperatures and coming from a boarding gate with luggage will touch seats, lavatory handles, plastic cutlery and meal trays, and so forth. How long does it stay active in sweat deposit?

I know I may begin to sound insistent verging on the irritant, but...?


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:10 am 
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niman wrote:
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Worst case scenario. The comments, there as here and in every corner of the planet on every news piece from sports to politics, are always the most reliable prodrome. I fail to reckon what, if not this, will make the WHO isolate Africa completely.

The number of confirmed cases outside of the three west Africa countries that are not liked to Patrick Sawyer remain at zero. Ebola transmission requires close contact and has never made it out of Africa via a patient. This outbreak shows how it transmits - close contact with body fluids.


But what about sweat? People entering a plane in high temperatures and coming from a boarding gate with luggage will touch seats, lavatory handles, plastic cutlery and meal trays, and so forth. How long does it stay active in sweat deposit?

I know I may begin to sound insistent verging on the irritant, but...?

ZERO out of Africa since discovery in 1976.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:20 am 
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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the worst that the world has seen.
A photographer took to the areas where Ebola is raging at its worst, and his pictures show how families are broken apart by the disease.

Ebola, which causes hemorrhagic fever, is considered one of the world's deadliest viruses.
The disease was discovered in 1976 in Nzara in Sudan and in Jambuku in Congo-Kinshasa and was named after the Ebola River.
Symptoms can take up to three weeks and include high fever, headache, diarrhea and muscle pain. Then, bleeding and organ failure follow.
Vaccines and known cure yet.
Wild animals such as fruit bats, also called flying foxes, are carriers of the virus. Unfortunately, the species is also a delicacy in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Sources: BBC, WHO, AFP, The Public Health Agency (TT)
The doctors do not know exactly how widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. The day before yesterday went out and the WHO said that the figures for deaths and confirm Ebola cases can was grossly underestimated .
In Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, hundreds of people died and many more have fallen ill. In each country, around 350 people have died of Ebola, according to WHO's update from August 13 .
A photographer from Getty Images, John Moore, have made their way to the worst affected areas.
Trying to shake the life of her husband
In the horrific images, it becomes clear what tragedies that occur in the disease track.
In a school in Liberia is a child exhausted on a mattress with a plastic cover. The school has been converted into a ward.
In another picture from the school stands a woman with her hands to her forehead. At her feet is her husband, unconscious after being struck in the head when he fell.
Aid workers in protective suits and masks and hurries to see how the woman trying to shake some life into her husband.
Loading body with jeep
John Moore is also a funeral group in Sierra Leone. They will pick a person who has fallen victim to Ebola. To avoid the risk of self-infection he puts on full white regalia and protective face mask.
The body picked up by the group and performed with a jeep to Kailahun.
At a cemetery in the city, MSF built a center. A chest sprayed with disinfectant before the body is lowered into his final resting place.

http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article19373292.ab

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:21 am 
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niman wrote:
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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the worst that the world has seen.
A photographer took to the areas where Ebola is raging at its worst, and his pictures show how families are broken apart by the disease.

Ebola, which causes hemorrhagic fever, is considered one of the world's deadliest viruses.
The disease was discovered in 1976 in Nzara in Sudan and in Jambuku in Congo-Kinshasa and was named after the Ebola River.
Symptoms can take up to three weeks and include high fever, headache, diarrhea and muscle pain. Then, bleeding and organ failure follow.
Vaccines and known cure yet.
Wild animals such as fruit bats, also called flying foxes, are carriers of the virus. Unfortunately, the species is also a delicacy in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Sources: BBC, WHO, AFP, The Public Health Agency (TT)
The doctors do not know exactly how widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. The day before yesterday went out and the WHO said that the figures for deaths and confirm Ebola cases can was grossly underestimated .
In Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, hundreds of people died and many more have fallen ill. In each country, around 350 people have died of Ebola, according to WHO's update from August 13 .
A photographer from Getty Images, John Moore, have made their way to the worst affected areas.
Trying to shake the life of her husband
In the horrific images, it becomes clear what tragedies that occur in the disease track.
In a school in Liberia is a child exhausted on a mattress with a plastic cover. The school has been converted into a ward.
In another picture from the school stands a woman with her hands to her forehead. At her feet is her husband, unconscious after being struck in the head when he fell.
Aid workers in protective suits and masks and hurries to see how the woman trying to shake some life into her husband.
Loading body with jeep
John Moore is also a funeral group in Sierra Leone. They will pick a person who has fallen victim to Ebola. To avoid the risk of self-infection he puts on full white regalia and protective face mask.
The body picked up by the group and performed with a jeep to Kailahun.
At a cemetery in the city, MSF built a center. A chest sprayed with disinfectant before the body is lowered into his final resting place.

http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article19373292.ab

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