Preventing Ebola: what can you do?

Posted by CarePoint Health on May 26, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new ebook, Everything You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus. To download the full ebook, click here.

At this point, there is no vaccine for Ebola that has been approved by the FDA. Even though many people in the United States are at low risk for coming in contact with a person who has Ebola, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself and your family.

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Topics: Primary care, Ebola

How is Ebola spread?

Posted by CarePoint Health on May 7, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new ebook, Everything You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus. To download the full ebook, click here.

Unlike a common cold or the flu that can be spread by coughing or airborne particles, Ebola is spread only through the bodily secretions of a symptomatic person who has the virus. The virus can only be spread after symptoms have started, which is why extreme caution should be used with anyone who potentially has the disease.

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Topics: Health, Primary care, Ebola

What you need to know about the Ebola virus

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The following is an excerpt from our new ebook, Everything You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus. To download the full ebook, click here.

With all the news reports about the West Africa Ebola outbreak, many people are asking questions about this virus and how it might impact their families. CarePoint Health is committed to helping educate our patients and the surrounding community, so that you may understand more about how Ebola spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Topics: Health, Primary care, Ebola