PROGRAM AND POLICY SUPPORT
EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is caused by an infection with the Ebola virus that may result in severe multi-organ dysfunction and hemorrhage. EVD is a serious disease in humans with mortality
exceeding 50% in those who become ill. In 2014 countries in West Africa experienced an EVD outbreak leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 8 August 2014. Updates on
the outbreak can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) EVD website.
Force Health Protection Resources
Medical Treatment Facility Guidance
Publications and Products
Contact your cognizant Navy and Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) if you have any questions. NEPMU staff can provide further Force Health Protection materials upon request and can assist with investigation support, risk assessment, risk communication, and
guidance on laboratory testing.