Ebola in Mbandaka Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Ebola in Mbandaka Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Map: Ebola in Mbandaka Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo (see larger map)
What is Ebola?

Ebola virus disease (also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever) is a rare and deadly disease that periodically causes outbreaks in several African countries. It is spread by contact with blood or body fluids of a person infected with Ebola virus. It is also spread by contact with contaminated objects or infected animals.

Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, and unexplained bleeding or bruising.