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A nurse wearing a scrub suit, gloves, mask, goggles and hairnet is holding decontamination equipment which has a long tube with a nozzle and a blue container. She is spraying the floor of the building. There are containers at her side.
Nurse prepares to decontaminate a colleague after conducting her rounds in the “confirmed cases” ward during a Lassa fever outbreak, Abakaliki, Nigeria

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