This Health Update (attached) from CDC serves to inform public health departments, public health laboratories, and clinicians in the United States about the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Uganda caused by Sudan virus (species Sudan ebolavirus). No suspect or confirmed EVD cases related to this outbreak have been reported in the United States or other countries outside of Uganda to date.
As of November 7, NJDOH has been notified of 63 travelers from Uganda. Local health departments contacted the travelers to assess their risk level (40 very low risk, 14 low risk, 1 no known exposure, 8 pending risk assessment) and initiate EVD symptom monitoring. Of the 62 travelers eligible for monitoring, 11 completed the 21day monitoring period, 6 were transferred out of NJ, 3 were lost to follow up and 42 are currently under monitoring.
Please see attached CDC HAN for additional information
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