Aid workers fighting Ebola make huge personal sacrifices to save lives in West Africa. But how do we protect our staff and volunteers? In this blog, Sam Lauder explains the importance of infection prevention at the Red Cross treatment centre in Kenema, Sierra Leone.
A torn glove, a moment of lapsed concentration, a needle injury – there is so much that could potentially go wrong when working in an Ebola treatment centre.
As a member of the infection and prevention control (IPC) team, it was my job to make sure that we did everything to stop the virus from spreading.
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