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Unformatted text preview: from spreading are either limited or not available. This has resulted in the occurrence of many of the outbreaks. Other outbreaks have occurred from the misdiagnosis or lack of detection of the Ebola virus. Slide 3 Prevention Continued Since all body fluids from an infected person are vehicles of transmission, contact with them and the infected person must be minimized. The following safety precautions are to be followed: wear protective clothing (i.e. gloves, gowns, masks and goggles) clean and disinfect reusable medical supplies and equipment (i.e. syringes, gloves and needles) dispose of waste safely burn all disposable supplies in an incinerator and isolate a latrine for infectious fluid wastes use safe burial practices the body is still highly infectious...
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