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I propose to create a super viral clip to explain the main safety instructions for Ebola prevention and treatment.

The recent release of Air New Zealand' new safety video with cameos from the Hobbit saga has been, again, a totally success.

A pr

I propose to create a super viral clip to explain the main safety instructions for Ebola prevention and treatment. The recent release of Air New Zealand' new safety video with cameos from the Hobbit saga has been, again, a totally success. A pr

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Ebola is an infectious and generally, fatal disease that is spread through the contact of body fluids.  The best way to prevent this disease to spread is by separating the Ebola patients from the non-affected.

Ebola is an infectious and generally, fatal disease that is spread through the contact of body fluids. The best way to prevent this disease to spread is by separating the Ebola patients from the non-affected.

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The topic of strengthening health care really interested us when we started learning more about ebola. We think to stop the spread of ebola, we need to keep those who have it in isolation when they have the virus and after/if they die. Thus, we creat

The topic of strengthening health care really interested us when we started learning more about ebola. We think to stop the spread of ebola, we need to keep those who have it in isolation when they have the virus and after/if they die. Thus, we creat

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I have researched the tracking of the infected. I realized that tracking the infected is really difficult because there are ,now, so many. I created a plane with barriers to make sure that no one gets infected or spreads it. If people track those on

I have researched the tracking of the infected. I realized that tracking the infected is really difficult because there are ,now, so many. I created a plane with barriers to make sure that no one gets infected or spreads it. If people track those on

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We believe an induced coma could help cure and reduce the spread of ebola. During the coma the patient would under go blood transfusions. 
By Shauna O'Donoghue and Jennifer Schulz

We believe an induced coma could help cure and reduce the spread of ebola. During the coma the patient would under go blood transfusions. By Shauna O'Donoghue and Jennifer Schulz

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One of the reasons Ebola is major problem in rural parts of Africa is because of lack of sanitation. Many villages in Africa lack the basic necessity of  clean running water. Lack of water causes lack of sanitation. Proper sanitation is required to s

One of the reasons Ebola is major problem in rural parts of Africa is because of lack of sanitation. Many villages in Africa lack the basic necessity of clean running water. Lack of water causes lack of sanitation. Proper sanitation is required to s

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We have developed the innovative idea to design a product that colorfully identifies the Ebola virus when in contact. 

                 -Mila, Maya, Cam, Sofia

We have developed the innovative idea to design a product that colorfully identifies the Ebola virus when in contact. -Mila, Maya, Cam, Sofia

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Research has been conducted by WHO, World Health Organization, that involves taking the blood from a survivor of Ebola and using it as a treatment option for people with this disease. This idea has been used in other rare diseases and has been prove

Research has been conducted by WHO, World Health Organization, that involves taking the blood from a survivor of Ebola and using it as a treatment option for people with this disease. This idea has been used in other rare diseases and has been prove

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