Ebola outbreak

There is a large Ebola outbreak going on at present in West Africa

  • The risk of Ebola is low most travellers
  • However, Malaria is a much more common infection in West Africa and can have similar early symptoms. It is treatable if diagnosed quickly, so phone your GP surgery trout go hours phone SELDOC on 020 8693 9066 for advice if you are unwell.
  • If you are staying in the UK and develop symptoms such as:

Fever (more than 38 C)


Body aches



Within 21 days of returning from Sierra LEone, Guinea or Liberia, you should phone your GP surgery or out of hours phone SELDOC on 020 8693 9066 and tell them where you have travelled.

If you are in transit to another country and develop these symptoms after you have left the UK, you should seek immediate medical attention there.

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Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EW
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020 7708 4497

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Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station: Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45