CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden
CDC director on Ebola crisis
Ebola epidemic continues to spread, requiring intensified effort in the three affected West African countries
CDC actively conducting contact tracing
The video describes contact tracing, a method used by CDC and partners to identify new Ebola cases quickly and isolate patients as soon as they show symptoms, preventing spread to others. The video demonstrates how even one missed contact can keep Ebola spreading and that careful tracing of contacts and isolating new cases can stop the outbreak.
- Page last reviewed: June 3, 2014
- Page last updated: June 3, 2014
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