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Building a Separate Attachment for Quarantine Purposes

by Craig
If someone in your family becomes ill, it may be necessary to put them into quarantine.  Of course, you want to take care of your loved ones, but you also want to minimize infecting people who are not ill. If you have a recreational vehicle, a pool house, garage apartment, detached garage, or guest cottage, you'll have an easy time converting it into a quarantine area.  You'll start by cleaning out the area to make room for people who are ill and sealing off any exits and windows with plastic sheeting and duct tape. You'll also want to create a [...]

Steps to Quarantine Ebola Virus Patients

by Craig
Whenever someone who’s even suspected of having the Ebola virus much less showing symptoms shows up at the hospital, the staff there immediately takes steps to put that person into quarantine. Avoiding general public Once the person is put into quarantine, strict precautions are taken and that person is not allowed to mix with the general public for the safety of others. The medical staff doesn’t want that person causing another swell of infections to begin. That’s why it’s important that you have a quarantine plan already in place so that you’ll know which steps to follow to protect yourself. [...]

Ebola Facts and Possibilities

by Craig
The name for the Ebola virus is derived from the Ebola River due to the location of the first outbreaks in the mid 70s. It’s being called an Ebola crisis because of the sheer number of deaths the outbreak has caused. Experts are telling people not to worry, that there’s virtually no chance the outbreak will spread to other countries. They’re saying that no other countries will face the epidemic like the one being experienced in its country of origin. But these same experts said the same thing about other epidemics and yet they spread from their country of origin. [...]

Zika Virus Infection

by Craig
It would be comforting to believe that the Zika virus is something that’s elsewhere - where we don’t have to deal with. Unfortunately, it’s right in our backyard now, so you have to be ready to survive this new reality. The virus is no longer contained in its original outbreak area and it has some nasty health effects - especially for pregnant women. This virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that carries the virus. Zika Virus Is Not New While there’s been more outcry about it lately than ever before, this virus isn’t new. It’s been in [...]