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Ebola: What you need to know

At a time when Ebola is all over the news and it's easy for misinformation to get interpreted as truth, make sure you have the clear-cut facts.

Here's what our public health officials are saying about the Ebola virus -- get informed, and share this information where everyone can see it.

1. You CAN'T get Ebola through:

  • Casual contact with someone who has no symptoms of the disease
  • Air
  • Water
  • Food in the U.S.

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2. The only way a person can get Ebola is through direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who is already showing symptoms of the disease.

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3. If a person does not have symptoms, they are not contagious.

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As President Obama, leadership at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other senior officials have reiterated, the chances of a widespread Ebola outbreak here in the United States are extremely low.

You can visit the CDC for more information on the response to Ebola and call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) for additional inquiries.


Additional Information

Here are links to some additional information about Ebola:

This page last updated 17th Oct 2014