People who have traveled to countries experiencing active Ebola outbreaks within the last 3 weeks should watch for symptoms including fever (subjective or ≥ 100.4°F) and any of the following:

  • Severe headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Unusual bleeding

Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to a person with Ebola, although 8-10 days is most common.

To determine if it Is The Flu or Ebola, read the common symptoms of each to tell the difference.

Page last updated: October 28, 2019