Viral hemorrhagic fevers

Emergency Response

  • Approach from Upwind, Uphill, or Upstream
  • Isolate Immediate Area for at least 300 feet in all directions
  • Keep Unauthorized Persons Away
  • Stay Upwind
  • Make Notifications
  • Decon with 5% bleach solution (for surface contamination if present) or soap and water (for personal contamination)
  • Obtain immediate medical treatment
WMD Response Guidebook. Third ed. Louisiana: Louisiana State University and A&M College, National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, 2006. 17.
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