Ebola is the virus Ebolavirus (EBOV), a viral genus, and the disease Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), a viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF). There are four recognised species within the ebolavirus genus, which have a number specific strains.
Ebola is a type of virus that passes from wild animals to humans during contact, including hunting, handling, cooking and eating undercooked meat.
Other diseases that should be ruled out before a diagnosis of EVD can be made include: malaria, typhoid fever, shigellosis, cholera, leptospirosis, plague, rickettsiosis, relapsing fever, meningitis, hepatitis and other viral haemorrhagic fevers.
By taking simple precautions for you and your family, you can help to prevent the virus from spreading and help to protect your friends, your family and your community.
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