Ebola: public health questions and answers

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

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[Withdrawn] Ebola: public health questions and answers, October 2015

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

Factsheet explaining how Ebola is transmitted and the public health response to the outbreak in West Africa in 2014 and 2015.

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.