Category: Medical


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Ebolanoia  By Stefan Mudry from Finca Bayano in Panama   Asking whether Ebola has originated in a laboratory does not make sense at all; there would be no answer. But the fact that a deliberate creation of such bioweapon cannot be ruled out, illustrates the crazy times that we are living in. On the other hand, …

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Ebola Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing

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 Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing  – to protect against Ebola As with any viral outbreak that has the potential to mutate into an epidemic, it is essential to be prepared with the necessary protective safety wear that gives a level of defence against the virus. One of the most common mistakes you can make …

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Signs and Symptoms of Ebola The Ebola Disease Virus

Signs and Symptoms of Ebola There is currently no vaccine or know cure for the Ebola Disease Virus. Symptoms of Ebola include Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F) Severe headache Muscle pain Weakness Diarrhea Vomiting Abdominal (stomach) pain Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising) Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to …

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Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment

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Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment Whenever there is any sort of viral outbreak or potential epidemic, you will always see rescue and medical personnel wearing protective clothing. Specific epidemic protective clothing and equipment is essential for both the medical teams and the victims themselves. Most viruses can be very quickly identified and their severity categorized …

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Emergency Preparedness – Hypothermia

Emergency Preparedness – Hypothermia   Prevention must be part of your emergency preparedness, however, in some cases you may not be able to prepare properly so it is important that you know how to protect yourself using what is available in your environment. Preventing injuries, and being proactive in protecting yourself against things like hypothermia, …

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