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Can my pet’s body, fur, or paws spread Ebola to a person?

We do not yet know if a pet’s body, paws, or fur can pick up and spread Ebola to people or other animals. It is important to keep people and animals away from blood or body fluids of a person with symptoms of Ebola.

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