Ebola in pregnancy: information for healthcare workers

This guidance is aimed at clinical staff undertaking direct care of pregnant patients.

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This document was withdrawn in June 2018.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


[Withdrawn] Ebola in pregnancy: information for healthcare workers


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

This guidance is for clinical staff caring directly for pregnant patients.

Both the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives were consulted on this document.

Published 18 October 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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  3. Updated guidance in line with ACDP personal protective equipment (PPE) and new fever threshold.
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