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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EVD)
Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains (Zaire, Sudan, Bundibugyo, or Tai Forest virus). Ebola viruses are found in several African countries.

Ebola was discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since then, outbreaks have appeared sporadically in several African countries.
 
 
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EBOLA Alerts & Updates:
Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus   CDC  10-28-14
 
For general information about Ebola, please call
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention information line
at 1-800-232-4636 (800-CDC-INFO)
  Links:
Ebola Main Information Page
Ebola Main Information Page for Healthcare Workers
Risk of Exposure                 Outbreaks           Q&A
Signs & Symptoms              Transmission Information
Infection Protection & Control
Interim Guidance for Specimen Collection, Transport, Testing, and Submission for Persons Under Investigation for Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Guidance for Donning/Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals
Latest Outbreak Information
 
Links & Resources:
Ebola Information Page
Ebola Information Page for Healthcare Workers
Updated Guidance for Clinical Labs Managing Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUI) for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) 10-22-14
 
PDF Documents
Ebola: Get the Facts  KCHD    PDF
What You Need to Know about Ebola
Ebola: What you need to know if you live in the U.S.
Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Ebola
Ebola Virus Disease and Children:
What Pediatric Health Care Professionals Need to Know
What Obstetrician–Gynecologists Should Know About Ebola
Ebola: What’s the difference between infections spread through the air or by droplets?
Case Definition for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
Q&A  CDC Printable pdf