Nigerian pupils of Powa International Childrens School wash their hands as part of the 2014 Hand Washing Day Ebola sensitization campaign in Abuja, Nigeria
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Ebola crisis: How to treat early stages at home

Even though Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free, another case is highly likely at some point, according to health experts.

Treatment can begin at home as soon as one suspects there is an Ebola case in the household.

The BBC's Will Ross in Lagos, Nigeria, spoke to Dr Simon Mardel, a global health adviser and expert on Ebola who was in Guinea earlier in the outbreak.

Dr Mardel said people who suspect they might have Ebola need to rehydrate at home even before they have received any medical attention.

  • 20 Oct 2014
  • From the section Health
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