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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT EBOLA

Ebola is a killer disease caused by a virus. Ebola virus is spread by contact with bats and monkeys and also by contact with a person infected by the Ebola virus. Ebola spreads quickly from person to person, kills in a short time BUT can be prevented. With early medical treatment the death rate can be significantly reduced. Below is a resource book on the frequently asked questions about EBOLA.