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Ebola virus disease: information for family and friends of humanitarian aid workers

Guidance for family and friends of humanitarian aid (and other) workers travelling to West Africa in response to the Ebola outbreak.

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Ebola: information for family and friends of humanitarian and other workers travelling to West Africa as part of the Ebola response

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This leaflet looks at the risks posed to the family and friends of humanitarian aid workers working in West Africa as part of the Ebola response, including:

  • how Ebola is transmitted
  • at risk groups
  • symptoms
  • treatment

Public Health England (PHE) continues to work with government colleagues, the World Health Organization and a wide range of partners, including UNICEF and Médecins Sans Frontières, to provide support to the affected countries.

Published 26 September 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.
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