Nov. 7, 2022 Health Alert: Outbreak of Ebola virus disease (Sudan ebolavirus) in Central Uganda
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a deadly disease with occasional outbreaks that occur mostly on the African continent. EVD most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). It is caused by an infection with a group of viruses within the genus Ebolavirus:

  • Ebola virus (species Zaire ebolavirus) 
  • Sudan virus (species Sudan ebolavirus) 
  • Taï Forest virus (species Taï Forest ebolavirus, formerly Côte d’Ivoire ebolavirus) 
  • Bundibugyo virus (species Bundibugyo ebolavirus) 
  • Reston virus (species Reston ebolavirus) 
  • Bombali virus (species Bombali ebolavirus) 

How is it transmitted?

Signs and Symptoms


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