2. Transmission of Ebola

Contact with blood, mucus, saliva, urine, or feces is responsible for the transmission of Ebola. For instance, a person with a cut on their arm who touches the bodily fluids of an infected individual may contract the virus. The bodily fluids of animals such as fruit bats, monkeys, or chimpanzees can also carry the virus. People with the virus but no symptoms are not contagious.

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