Kente weaving in Ghana

Facts about Ebola

As confirmed by the WHO, the majority of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases are a result of human-to-human transmission and failure to apply appropriate infection prevention and control measures in home care, some clinical settings, and in burial rituals.

It is important to understand that EVD is not an airborne disease.

Individuals may become infected as a result of contact with the bodily fluids (vomit, diarrhoea, sputum, blood, etc.) from persons who are confirmed to have EVD or who have died from EVD. 

As of today, no cases have been confirmed outside Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, or Sierra Leone.

Therefore it is highly unlikely to contract the virus on a tour of Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania & Niger all West African nations

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