Ebola: public health questions and answers

Factsheets about transmission and what Public Health England is doing to protect public health.


Ebola: public health questions and answers, October 2015

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Factsheets explaining how Ebola is transmitted and the public health response to the outbreak in West Africa in 2014 and 2015. They are provided in Q&A (question and answer) format.

Members of the public can get more information and advice about Ebola from NHS Choices.

See the full government response to the outbreak.

Published 8 August 2014
Last updated 9 October 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added public health questions and answers, October 2015.
  2. Updated to reflect the fact there has been a UK case.
  3. Updated questions and answers, as of November 2014.
  4. Updated questions and answers.
  5. First published.