Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Prevention

Prevention of Ebola hemorrhagic fever includes:

  • Isolation of those with the disease
  • Avoid contact with those who are infected
  • Avoid regions that harbor the virus

The CDC publishes extensive information on the prevention of African hemorrhagic fevers.

Continue to Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Outlook

Last Updated: Apr 17, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever References
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