We want to keep our patients as well informed as possible in the matter of The Ebola Virus. If there's any suspicion that you may have the virus the main thing is the prevention of contamination.
-Stay put, Call us on 01509263018 or NHS england on 111
You will be given instructions from that point of what to do.
DO NOT GO TO THE DOCTORS OR THE HOSPITAL!
With the current outbreak of Ebola in North Africa the advice we have been given is as follows:
Ebola should be suspected in patients presenting to primary care services who have a fever of >38°C OR have a history of fever in the past 24 hours AND have recently visited any of the affected areas (as outlined above) within the previous 21 days.
Have a fever of >38°C OR have a history of fever in the past 24 hours
AND have cared for / come into contact with body fluids of / handled clinical specimens (blood, urine, faeces, tissues, laboratory cultures) from an individual or laboratory animal known or strongly suspected to have VHF.