Ebola virus disease (EVD) formerly known as haemorrhagic fever is a severe, often fatal illness if not treated. Ebola virus is transmitted by direct contact with blood or other body fluids of an infected human or other animal. Ebola symptoms normally start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus as a fever, sore throat, muscle pain and headaches. The average EVD case fatality rate is around 50%. Case fatality rates have varied from 25% to 90% in past outbreaks. Currently no licensed Ebola vaccine exists but 2 potential candidates are undergoing evaluation and clinical studies. Ebola virus disease (EVD) first appeared in 1976 in Nzara, Sudan, The current outbreak in West Africa was notified in March 2014.

Controlling Ebola outbreak is highly dependent on community engagement. Outbreak control also depends on contact tracing, case management, good lab services and social mobilization. CDC (Center of Disease Control and Prevention) has issues Ebola protection guidelines outlining protocols to be used by doctors or healthcare centers treating EVD patients.

CDC protocols regarding protection gear recommends “Sealed hood”, thicker outer glove, “impermeable bodysuit made of material that is difficult to tear (fluid resistant or impermeable)” , “breathing pack filters air to protect workers from airborne viruses” ,” Facemasks (goggles or face shield must be worn with facemasks) “ , “N95 respirators”, “Shoe covers, boots, and booties “ and “Seams taped”. CDC also outlined process for removing protective gear which can help in reducing infection possibility. exam gloves, should come off first. Some hospitals have the staff using two pairs of exam gloves so that the inner glove be used for disrobing. Safety glasses or face shields can be removed by grasping band or ear pieces. Masks should be removed by grasping behind the ears without touching the front of mask. Some hospitals have instructed healthcare workers to user second or third pair of glove for mask removal.Medical gown  can be untied with bare hands. Peeling motion is used to turn the Medical gown  inside out for disposal. It is also a good practice to remove the Medical gown  before taking the second pair of glove off.

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