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Ebola and infectivity: factsheet

Factsheet on how Ebola virus disease (EVD) is transmitted and how the infectiousness of an Ebola case changes during the period of illness.

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Ebola and infectivity factsheet

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This factsheet includes:

  • information on how Ebola virus disease (EVD) is transmitted
  • a diagram showing how the infectiousness of an Ebola case would change during the period of illness
Published 14 November 2014
Last updated 5 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. This document has been updated with new information about the risk of Ebola infection via semen.
  2. First published.