Questions and answers on Ebola
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Description:What is Ebola? -- How is Ebola transmitted? -- Can I get Ebola from a person who is infected but doesn’t have any symptoms? -- Are there any cases of individuals contracting Ebola in the U.S.? -- What is being done to prevent ill passengers in West Africa from getting on a plane? -- What is CDC doing in the U.S.? -- What about ill Americans with Ebola who are being brought to the U.S. for treatment? How is CDC protecting the American public? -- What does the CDC’s Travel Alert Level 3 mean to U.S. travelers?
The current Ebola outbreak is centered on four countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, although there is the potential for further spread to neighboring African countries. Ebola does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public. The CDC is surging resources by sending 50 more workers to the area to help bring the outbreak under control.
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