Army Memo Claims Hand-Washing And Gas Masks…

BETHESDA, Md. — Regular hand washing and eating a good hearty breakfast are among the preventive steps recommended for controlling the outbreak of Ebola, according to a new memorandum from the U.S. Army's biodefense laboratory. The memo from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease (USAMRIID), which Duffel Blog obtained, advises soldiers and Marines heading into Liberia to maintain proper hygiene to include brushing teeth as well as shaving any and all mustaches. It also advises troops to get weekly haircuts and keep their hands out of their pockets to help stop the virus' spread.

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