o Ebola virus is not communicable to others until a person exhibits signs
o Only persons who have had direct contact with the blood and body fluids
of someone ill with Ebola viral disease are at risk of infection.
o Infection prevention measures used every day in U.S. health care are
sufficient to prevent the spread of Ebola viral disease.
o There is a coordinated public health and health care response that will
contain the spread of Ebola in Virginia.
A link to the Washington Post article that addresses the various issues
related to travel and travel-restrictions:
This one has an excellent visual to demonstrate the number of people one
person may infect and then compares Ebola to a variety of less-exotic