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Ebola and Contact Tracing (2:45)

Ebola and Contact Tracing

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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.

Release Date: 9/16/2014
Source: Office of the Associate Director for Communication

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