Isothermal Community College

Campus Safety

Ebola Virus Information

What is Ebola? Ebola is the cause of viral hemorrhagic fever disease. Symptoms include: fever, headache, joint and muscle aches, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, somach pain, lack of appetite and abnormal bleeding. Symptoms may appear anywhere from two to 21 days after exposure to Ebola virus, though eight to ten days in most common.

How does Ebola spread? You can only get Ebola from touching bodily fluids from a person who is sick with or died from Ebola, or from exposure to contaminated objects, such as needles.

Ebola Virus colorized mocroscopic image

Am I at risk?

If you have been to Sierra Leona, Guine, Liberia, or Nigeria in the past month, there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to Ebola.

A script will replace this text if made correctly.