Emergencies preparedness, response

Personal protective equipment in the context of filovirus disease outbreak response

Rapid advice guideline


Publication details

Number of pages: 12
Publication date: October 2014
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/EVD/Guidance/PPE/14.1



This document provides a summary of recommendations for personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used by health workers providing clinical care for patients with filovirus infection (Ebola and Marburg). The document covers the principles guiding the PPE use, recommendations, PPE technical specifications, and methods used for the development of this guideline.

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