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Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease in people and nonhuman primates. The viruses that cause EVD are located mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus. More information about Ebola Virus Disease can be found here on the CDC website.

Information and guidance for health care providers and facilities is available on DHSS’ Ebola Website for Medical and Public Health Professionals.

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