Tulip Mazumdar in PPE
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Ebola outbreak: How medics work in full protective gear

One of the things that makes working difficult for medics treating Ebola victims is wearing full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the heat of West Africa.

Wearing PPE is absolutely vital to staying safe, and taking it off at the end of a shift is one of the most dangerous times for health workers.

The BBC's global health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar was invited to try on PPE whilst visiting an Medecins Sans Frontieres treatment centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

  • 15 Jan 2015
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