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How can I avoid getting Ebola?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
You can take several precautions to help prevent Ebola. When traveling, check for any Ebola outbreaks in the countries where you are staying. You can contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to obtain information about recent Ebola outbreaks. If you visit an area where there is an Ebola outbreak, avoid contact with infected people. Health care workers need to strictly follow safety precautions when caring for people who are infected with Ebola.

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