There is no FDA-approved vaccine available for Ebola.
If you travel to, or are in an area affected by an Ebola outbreak, make sure to do the following:
Healthcare workers who may be exposed to people with Ebola should follow these steps:
For additional information please visit the CDC website
You can learn more about Ebola Medical Waste Management here.
The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening. One travel-associated case was diagnosed in the United States on September 30, 2014. On October 12, 2014, a healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola. CDC confirms that the healthcare worker is positive for Ebola. For more information, see: Cases of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States.
Latest CDC Outbreak Information
Updated October 12, 2014
October 15, 2014: CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway
October 13, 2014: Q&As about Ebola and Pets
October 12, 2014: Facts About Ebola Infographic[PDF - 1 page]