CDC in Action
2014 Ebola Response CDC in Action:
- Testing samples of suspected Ebola cases around the world.
- Interviewing people who may have been in contact with Ebola patients to see if they have symptoms.
- Communicating health messages in West Africa and the United States.
- Educating healthcare workers in the U.S. and in West Africa.
- Advising travelers how to protect their health.
- Training officials in West Africa how to prevent sick travelers from getting on planes.
- Working with partners at U.S. ports of entry to identify travelers who show signs of illness.
Ebola Support Staff
CDC’s response to Ebola is the largest international outbreak response in CDC’s history. Teams are working worldwide and at home to stop this epidemic.
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