With the latest outbreak of Ebola disease virus which was reported in DR Congo in May 2018, it is evident that these sporadic outbreaks might occur once in a while in the nearest future. This is of public health importance especially in vulnerable communities in West and Central Africa. Therefore, it is important to always stay prepared with the right updated information and tools so as to know how to best combat the disease.
The following information was adapted from OIE (Office internationales des epizootes). It comprises of a holistic and updated information of the Ebola Disease virus and its transmission dynamics in both animals and humans.