Options for preparing for gatherings in the EU in the context of the current outbreak of EVD in West Africa
The risk of Ebola virus transmission for a person attending a gathering is dependent on two factors: i) the likelihood of an individual with Ebola virus infection attending the gathering; and ii) the likelihood that there will be exposure allowing transmission, either directly from the infected individual or from their bodily fluids while they are symptomatic, during the gathering. This document outlines preparedness options with respect to gatherings with participants that have had possible exposure to Ebola virus.
Public health management of persons having had contact with Ebola virus disease cases in the EU - update
10 Nov 2014 - This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA public health authorities for the management of those having had contact with EVD cases. It is an update of the original document from 22 October.
Public health management of healthcare workers returning from Ebola-affected areas
10 Nov 2014 - This document outlines current monitoring processes for returning healthcare workers and provides different options for reducing the risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease from infected healthcare workers returning to the EU/EEA.