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Ebola virus disease is a rare but severe disease in humans and non-human primates caused by Ebola virus, a filovirus that was first recognised in 1976 and has caused sporadic outbreaks since in several African countries.

Members of the public can find more information and advice on NHS Choices (see the link on our home page).


If you have returned from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Lione or cared for someone with Ebola in the past 21 days


you have a fever or feel unwell

CALL 111


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