The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other primates caused by ebola viruses.
Signs and symptoms typically start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus, with a fever, sore throat, muscle pain and headaches. Then, vomiting, diarrhea and rash usually follows, along with decreased function of the liver and kidneys.
But, if you travel to Ebola-affected countries this IMO’s infographic will show you what to do to protect yourself from the virus.
World Maritime News Staff; Infographic: IMO