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CDC Ebola guidance : evaluating international travelers for level of risk
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    High risk

    • Direct contact with blood or body fluids from a person showing symptoms of Ebola

    while not wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).

    • Living with and caring for a person showing symptoms of Ebola.

    • Direct contact with a dead body while in a country with a large Ebola outbreak or

    a small outbreak that may be hard to control without wearing PPE.

    • Direct contact with blood or body fluids from a person showing symptoms of Ebola through splashes to eyes, nose, or mouth, through a break in the skin, or through

    a needle stick.

    • Processing blood or body fluids from a person showing symptoms of Ebola without wearing PPE or undertaking standard biosafety precautions.

    Some risk

    • Close contact (within 3 feet) for a long time with a person showing symptoms of Ebola while not wearing PPE.

    • Direct contact while in a country with a large Ebola outbreak or a small outbreak

    that may be hard to control with a person showing symptoms of Ebola while wearing

    appropriate PPE.

    Low risk

    • Having been in a country with a large Ebola outbreak or a small outbreak that may

    be hard to control within the past 21 days with no known exposures.

    • Brief direct contact, such as shaking hands, with a person who has Ebola while not

    wearing PPE.

    • Being in the same room for a short amount of time with a person showing

    symptoms of Ebola.

    • Direct contact with a person showing symptoms of Ebola in a country without

    a large Ebola outbreak or a small outbreak that may be hard to control while

    wearing appropriate PPE.

    • Having traveled on an airplane with a person showing symptoms of Ebola.

    No risk

    • Contact with a person with Ebola before their symptoms began.

    • Having left a country with a large Ebola outbreak or small outbreak that may

    be hard to control more than 21 days ago.

    • Having been in a country without a large Ebola outbreak or small outbreak

    that may be hard to control.

    • Contact with a healthy person who had contact with

    someone showing symptoms of Ebola.



    cdc.gov/ebola

    December 16, 2014 CS252940

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