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How to avoid catching Ebola

Dr Colin Brown explains how to prevent transmitting Ebola after caring for patients with the disease

How hard or easy is it to catch Ebola?

On the one hand, we are told it is possible to avoid, but we also know that in two developed countries nurses have been infected despite the use of body suits.

BBC Newsnight's Evan Davis spoke to Dr Colin Brown, who has spent time working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and has also been involved in successfully treating the sole British victim of the outbreak.

  • 14 Oct
  • From the section Health