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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
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- Exposure to a healthcare setting that has treated a person with Ebola hemorrhagic.
- Contact with another person who has Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
- Joint and muscle aches
- Sore throat
- Stomach pain
- Red eyes
- Internal and external bleeding
- IV fluids and electrolytes
- Oxygen and blood pressure support
- Treatment for any complicating infections
- Avoid traveling to an area that is experiencing an outbreak.
- If you are a healthcare worker, wear protective clothing. This includes masks, gloves, gowns, and goggles.
- Avoid reusing needles.
- Avoid contact with anyone who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
World Health Organization http://www.who.int
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/spb/mnpages/dispages/ebola.htm . Accessed May 17, 2013.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever. World Health Organization (WHO) website. Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/ . Updated August 2012. Accessed May 17, 2013.
Questions and answers about Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/spb/mnpages/dispages/ebola/qa.htm . Updated July 17, 2009. Accessed May 17, 2013.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 06/2013
- Update Date: 06/20/2013