Ebola: Signs and Symptoms

Ebola: Signs and Symptoms

Author: Neva Fuentes
  • To identify signs and symptoms of the Ebola Virus Disease (simply referred to as Ebola).
  • To recognize next steps if Ebola signs and symptoms occur in you or someone you know.

This short tutorial is designed to list the signs and symptoms of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).  If signs and symptoms are noticed by anyone, the next action steps to be taken are described. This educational message is provided to support public awareness campaigns in the United States already started by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Ebola?

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Joint and Muscle Ache
  • Stomach Pain
  • Lack of Appetite

Ebola Signs & Symptoms Poster

Ebola Signs & Symptoms


Seeking Medical Treatment: Call 9-1-1

The current likelihood of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is low right now. However, if you or someone you know has the signs and symptoms of Ebola call 9-1-1 immediately and remain at home.  

CALL 9-1-1

Emergency dispatchers have current guidance on care and will dispatch emergency medical providers to your location for transfer the suspected Ebola patients to designated Ebola treatment locations.

Ebola Contact Tracing

A video produced by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on Ebola Contact Tracing.