Is the Ebola Virus Disease Contagious?: Ebola, a deadly viral infection, is not contagious through the air, but is transmissible through contact with an infected person, animal, bodily fluids, or surfaces. Sexual transmission and transmission from mother to infant are also possible.
Ebola Virus Disease Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a highly contagious disease with a 90% mortality rate. Learn about signs to look for, as well as causes, risk factors, and treatment.
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