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Risks of Ebola

Now that EBOLA has entered America, it is time to take a few precautions. Learn some Facts and How to protect yourself using a little common sense. Unfortunately, Blood, vomit, urine and diarrhea from very sick patients are highly infectious. And, other body fluids like sweat, saliva, tears, semen and breast milk are also risky. According to the C.D.C., the virus can survive for a few hours on dry surfaces like doorknobs and counter-tops. But it can survive for several days in puddles or other collections of body fluid at room temperature.” Beware; YOU can contract the disease by touching infected fluids and then touching your eyes or mouth.

To learn more check out the N.Y. Times Report at: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/03/us/understanding-the-risks-of-ebola-and-what-direct-contact-means.html

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