Ebola outbreak precautions – in pictures

 

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Paramedics wearing protective suits move Miguel Pajares, a Spanish missionary infected with Ebola, on a special isolation stretcher, at Carlos III hospital, in Madrid, Spain
Paramedics wearing protective suits move Miguel Pajares, a Spanish missionary infected with Ebola, on a special isolation stretcher in Madrid. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA
Protective clothing and facilities in place at the Royal Free hospital in north London, in preparation for a patient testing positive for the Ebola virus.
Protective clothing and facilities at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images
A nurse wears protective clothing to demonstrate the facilities at the Royal Free Hospital. The specialised unit allows a team of doctors and nurses to provide care for anyone with the contagious condition.
A nurse wears protective clothing to demonstrate the facilities at the Royal Free hospital. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images
A South Korean quarantine officer checks a thermal camera monitoring the body temperature of passengers arriving from overseas at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea.
A South Korean quarantine officer checks a thermal camera monitoring the body temperature of passengers arriving from overseas at the Incheon international airport. Photograph: Shin Jun-hee/AP
A health official uses a thermometer on a man in the arrivals hall at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.
A Nigerian health official uses a thermometer on a man in the arrivals hall at the Murtala Muhammed international airport in Lagos. Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP
An ambulance convoy transporting Miguel Pajares, leaves the Torrejon de Ardoz military air base of , near Madrid, Spain
An ambulance convoy transports Miguel Pajares from the Torrejon military air base near Madrid. Photograph: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP
The interior of a Spanish Air Force Airbus A310  equipped with medical and security measures, before it departed for Liberia, to repatriate Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, who is infected with the ebola virus.
A Spanish Air Force Airbus A310 was equipped with medical and biosecurity measures before it left for Liberia to collect Miguel Pajares. Photograph: EPA
A Liberian nurse in protective clothing is sprayed with disinfectant after preparing bodies of victims of Ebola for burial in the isolation unit of the ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.
A Liberian nurse in protective clothing is sprayed with disinfectant after preparing bodies of victims of Ebola for burial in Monrovia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA
Steve Monroe, deputy director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases points at a map in the Emergency Operations Center in Atlanta.
Steve Monroe, the deputy director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases points at a map in the emergency operations centre in Atlanta. Photograph: David Goldman/AP
Children are encouraged to wash their hands in Monrovia, Liberia.
Liberian children are encouraged to wash their hands in Monrovia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA
Doctors communicate using headsets under their ventilated plastic suits at the Frankfurt Main university hospital in Germany, during a simulation exercise for a possible Ebola infection, or other highly contagious illnesses.
Doctors communicate using headsets under their ventilated plastic suits at the Frankfurt Main university hospital in Germany. Photograph: Boris Roessler/EPA
A man has his temperature taken before entering offices in Monrovia, Liberia.
A Liberian man has his temperature taken before entering offices in Monrovia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA
Military police are deployed at the burial site for victims of the Ebola virus in Johnsonville outside Monrovia, Liberia.
Liberian military police are deployed at a burial site for Ebola victims near Monrovia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA
Nancy Writebol, an American aid worker, arrives at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Nancy Writebol, a US aid worker, arrives at Emory university hospital in Atlanta. Photograph: Sipa USA/REX
A nurse with a spray disinfectant at the ELWA Hospital where a US doctor Kent Bradley contracted the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.
A Liberian nurse with a disinfectant spray at the ELWA hospital in Monrovia, where the US doctor Kent Bradley contracted the Ebola virus. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

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