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|Exposure to potential blood borne infections||
This page was developed to help guide you through the 6 to 12 months after an exposure to potential blood borne infections.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is a relatively rare virus with potentially serious risks to some people.
You may not be able to predict when a disaster will happen, but there are ways you can reduce the impact of any emergency you might face. You can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies by taking a few simple steps:
Eczema is a common skin rash that can go on for a long time and does not completely go away. It usually begins in childhood, but can occur in adults as well. The exact cause of eczema is unknown.
Ebola is a severe acute viral illness in humans. Ebola risk is very low in Windsor-Essex. To date, there have not been any cases of Ebola in Canada, and the risk to Ontarians remains low.
Escherichia coli, also called E. coli, are bacteria that are often found in the intestines of people and animals. There are different types of E. coli. Some types of E. coli are not harmful, but others like E. coli O157:H7, can make some people very sick. Usually illness is caused by eating contaminated food or water, having contact with someone who is sick with the bacteria, or animals that carry it.