Ebola: advice for dental care teams

Guidance and advice for dental practice staff who encounter patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD).

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This document was withdrawn in June 2018. For current advice on Ebola, see the Ebola collection.


[Withdrawn] Ebola: guidance for dental care teams


This guidance was written during the 2014 to 2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

This document contains advice and guidance for dental practice staff on Ebola virus disease (EVD), including:

  • transmission
  • symptoms
  • identifying patients at risk
  • dental care
  • general standards of infection control and decontamination
Published 22 December 2014
Last updated 13 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance.
  2. First published.