19 November 2014

Before arriving in an Ebola project, most Doctors Without Borders (MSF) expatriates have to go through two days of intensive training... An important part of this is putting on the full personal protective equipment (PPE)... Dressing up for the first time is incredibly uncomfortable, essentially covering your entire body in plastic, tying a waterproof hood around your head, with an N95 respirator mask that protects your mouth protruding through a slit in the mask of the hood, writes Dr Indira Govender, MSF field worker who is currently in Sierra Leone helping in the fight against Ebola. 

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