Ebola Knowledge Survey

The early symptoms of Ebola infection are also seen in other diseases such as malaria and typhoid fever.

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* 1. The early symptoms of Ebola infection are also seen in other diseases such as malaria and typhoid fever.

All people with Ebola virus disease bleed from their eyes.

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* 2. All people with Ebola virus disease bleed from their eyes.

A person with Ebola virus is not infectious until he or she shows disease symptoms.

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* 3. A person with Ebola virus is not infectious until he or she shows disease symptoms.

The Ebola virus is spread through the air.

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* 4. The Ebola virus is spread through the air.

The Ebola virus is easily spread by coughing and sneezing.

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* 5. The Ebola virus is easily spread by coughing and sneezing.

The Ebola virus can be killed by contact with soap and water.

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* 6. The Ebola virus can be killed by contact with soap and water.

Burial rituals that involve handling the body of someone who has died from Ebola can transmit the disease.

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* 7. Burial rituals that involve handling the body of someone who has died from Ebola can transmit the disease.

The probability of recovering from an Ebola infection can be increased by supportive health care.

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* 8. The probability of recovering from an Ebola infection can be increased by supportive health care.

The Ebola virus can be killed by contact with bleach.

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* 9. The Ebola virus can be killed by contact with bleach.

Which of the following is a symptom of Ebola virus disease?

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* 10. Which of the following is a symptom of Ebola virus disease?

The most recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has claimed approximately how many lives?

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* 11. The most recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has claimed approximately how many lives?

Which one of the following diseases is the most contagious?

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* 12. Which one of the following diseases is the most contagious?

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