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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by infection with the
, which is a virus that belongs to the family
. The first Ebolavirus species was discovered in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo near the Ebola River. Since then, outbreaks have appeared sporadically.
The Ebola outbreak is currently centered on three countires in West Africa: Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone (Nigeria and Senegal have not reported any cases since Sept. 5 and Aug. 29 respectively) although there is the potential for further spread to neighboring African countires.
North Dakota Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Data
2014 North Dakota Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Summary
60 and over
APIC Webinar: Updated Ebola Infection Prevention and Control Guidance
October 21, 2014 10 a.m. CDT
CDC's website for up-to-date information on the Ebola outbreak
WHO - Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease
Ebola Fact Sheet
Ebola facts, including common symptoms, how it is spread, who is at risk and how to prevent it.
Risk and Exposure Assessment Tool
NDDoH Provider Decision Tree
Clinic/Hospital Patient Sign
Ebola Q and A for Colleges and Universities
Ebola Q and A for General Public
Ebola Guidance for Campus Visitors/Faculty/Staff
Ebola Information for Schools and Child Care
How to discuss Ebola with your children (AAP)
North Dakota Department of Health to Host Video Conferences on Ebola
Although there is very little risk that the Ebola virus will arrive in North Dakota, the state must be prepared to act quickly in the event it is suspected of or confirmed as being here. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) will host a series of video conferences on August 15 and 18 to provide more information regarding Ebola.
North Dakota Department of Health Gives Guidance on Ebola News Release
There are no reported cases of Ebola in North Dakota and the risk of introduction of the virus into North Dakota or the United States is considered to be low. However, the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is putting plans in place to educate the public and is preparing to respond in the unlikely event that Ebola is discovered here.
North Dakota Department of Health Ebola Health Alert
Ebola Virus Disease Confirmed in a Traveler to Nigeria, Two U.S. Healthcare Workers in Liberia
CDC Guidance and Important Links
Travel Health Notices
Ebola Information for Health Professionals
Evaluation criteria, testing criteria, testing submission and recommended infection measures.
Ebola Information for Laboratorians
Appropriate specimen collection, transport and testing of specimens from patients who are suspected to be infected with Ebola virus.
Humanitarian Aid Workers
Guidance for Handling Human Remains of Ebola Patients in U.S. Hospitals and Mortuaries
Ebola Hospital Checklist
Video Conference Recording - Ebola Precautions: University System (August 15th, 2014)
Video Conference Recording - Ebola Precautions: Healthcare System (August 15th, 2014)
Video Conference Recording - Ebola Precautions: General Public (August 18th, 2014)
Clinical Management of Ebola Patients (August 22, 2014)
Ebola Update for University and College Professionals (August 28, 2014)
Ebola Update (September 12, 2014)
Ebola Preparedness Update (October 6, 2014)
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