Frequently asked questions about Ebola

Learn more about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

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UNICEF Uganda/2019/Bongyereirwe

Highlights

Ebola is a serious and often deadly disease caused by a virus. Ebola virus is spread by contact with bats and monkeys and by contact with a person infected by the Ebola virus. Ebola spreads quickly from person to person, kills in a short time BUT can be prevented. With early medical treatment and/or vaccination the death rate can be significantly reduced. Learn more! 

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Government of Uganda, World Health Organisation, UKaid, USAID, UNICEF
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