Ebola Virus Disease
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- Exposure to a healthcare setting that has treated a person with Ebola virus disease.
- Contact with another person who has Ebola virus disease.
- IV fluids and electrolytes
- Oxygen and blood pressure support
- Treatment for any complicating infections
- Avoid traveling to an area that is experiencing an outbreak.
- If you are a health care worker, wear protective clothing and follow prevention protocols. This includes masks, gloves, gowns, and goggles.
- Avoid reusing needles.
- Avoid contact with anyone who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
World Health Organization http://www.who.int
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
Ebola virus disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/. Updated June 8, 2015. Accessed June 9, 2015.
Ebola virus disease. World Health Organization (WHO) website. Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/. Updated April 2015. Accessed June 9, 2015.
- Reviewer: David L. Horn, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 06/2015 -
- Update Date: 03/19/2015 -
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