Key messages – Ebola Virus Disease, West Africa ; Updated November 19, 2014
Published Date:November 19, 2014
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.). Emergency Operations Center. Joint Information Center.
Description:Outbreak Summary -- Ebola and the United States – Ebola Patients Transported to the United States -- Ebola Cases and Deaths -- Ebola in U.S. Health Workers (in West Africa) -- Background on Ebola: Transmission; Signs and symptoms; Diagnosis; Risk; Prevention; Treatment; Recovery -- CDC Recommendations and Guidance: Healthcare workers in West Africa; Healthcare providers in the United States; Infection control; Emergency Departments; Ambulatory Care Providers; Decontaminating U.S. Residences and Removing Contaminated Waste; Travelers; Colleges, universities, and students; Humanitarian aid workers; Humanitarian aid organizations; Airline flight crews, cleaning personnel, and cargo personnel; Monitoring and movement of people with Ebola; Laboratories -- What CDC is Doing: International Activities; Domestic Activities; Training; CDC Foundation -- Stigma -- For More Information about Ebola.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with other U.S. government agencies, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other domestic and international partners in an international response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This document summarizes key messages about the outbreak and the response. It will be updated as new information becomes available and will be distributed regularly. Please share this document with others as appropriate.
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