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WHO updates PPE guidelines for Ebola response

The harsh toll that Ebola has had on health workers in West Africa, and in other countries such as Spain and America, prompted the World Health Organisation (WHO) to conduct a formal review of personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for healthcare workers and has updated its guidelines in context of the current outbreak. The aim…

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Ebola – West Africa – A Global BioSecurity Risk

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Written by Rosi Kern According to Dr. Tom Frieden, the director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the world is currently facing “The biggest and most complex Ebola outbreak in history,” with at least four countries being affected by the deadly virus. Whereas the virus, whose outbreak first occurred in West Africa’s…

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