Recommended Postmortem Preparation of Human Remains Containing Ebola Virus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Recommended Postmortem Preparation of Human Remains Containing Ebola Virus.
This video discusses how to safely handle human remains containing Ebola virus or other viral hemorrhagic fever. Information for healthcare and mortuary workers on effective personal protective equipment use, best practices (e.g., not performing an autopsy or removing medical equipment from human remains), and requirements for body bags, decedent management, and required decontamination equipment and decontamination procedures are provided.