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Ebola Information

Media Inquiries About Ebola

What is Ebola? 

Ebola is the cause of a viral hemorrhagic fever disease. Symptoms include fever, headache, joint and muscle aches, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, lack of appetite, and abnormal bleeding. Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to the Ebola virus, though 8-10 days is most common.

Ebola Information Flyer

How does Ebola spread? 

You can only get Ebola from contact with bodily fluids from a person who is sick or has died from Ebola, or from exposure to contaminated objects, such as needles.

Obtain more information about Ebola at the following websites:

FloridaHealth Online Newsroom

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

View the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Distribution Map

Ebola Distribution Map