This poster lists and illustrates five ways to keep Ebola from spreading:
- Avoid physical contact with people showing symptoms of the disease
- Wash hands regularly with soap and clean water
- Do not shake hands with people showing symptoms of the disease
- Keep away from bats, monkeys, baboons, and dead animals
- Avoid eating bush meat, and cook all food very well
The poster has information about how the virus is transmitted from animals to humans. The audience is Liberian communities where introduction of the virus from bushmeat is a primary danger. The poster is clear, bright, and understandable.
This poster’s audience is the general community in Liberia and has information on protecting yourself and your family, and steps to take to seek care. It has clear calls to action, is well-designed, and the use of graphics makes it appropriate for low-literacy populations.
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