Ebola Virus Disease
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Ebola virus disease is not currently an international health risk.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has determined that the Ebola outbreaks in west African countries which began in 2014 are no longer an international health risk.
Ebola virus in spread by close contact with infected persons and causes severe illness with a high mortality rate. Outbreaks have historically occurred in West and Central Africa.
More information about Ebola is available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Last reviewed on Apr 8, 2016