Chapnick, Edward K.

Ebola Myths & Facts For Dummies

Chapnick, Edward K. - Ebola Myths & Facts For Dummies, ebook


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Learn to:

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of Ebola
  • Understand the history of Ebola
  • Debunk the myths and concentrate on the facts
  • Help support the fight against Ebola

Separate fiction from fact regarding the Ebola virus

Concerned about Ebola, but can't seem to separate fact from fiction? You're not alone – misinformation abounds about the virus. Ebola Myths & Facts For Dummies dives in to the details of the virus to let you know the history of Ebola, signs and symptoms, testing protocols, modes of transportation, and ways to prevent and treat the virus.

  • Get started with Ebola myths and facts — find out what Ebola is, who it affects, where it began, why it's a global concern, and how it's transmitted
  • Stay safe and healthy — understand the realities of Ebola for healthcare workers, how to prevent transmission, how to recognize symptoms, and what to do if symptoms are present
  • A look to the future — get the lowdown on the global and political impact of the virus, ongoing humanitarian efforts, and the ways that organizations, governments, and hospitals are preparing for Ebola
  • Arm yourself with information — discover how to avoid stigmatizing Ebola patients and healthcare workers and how to contribute personally to those affected in Africa

Open the book and find:

  • A complete overview of the Ebola virus
  • Detailed information on symptoms
  • Information about transmission and prevention
  • The lowdown on diagnosis and treatment
  • Details on the politics and policies of Ebola
  • How the world's hospitals are preparing for the disease
  • Ways that you can help organizations battling the virus

Keywords: Public Health General

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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128 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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