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  • Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare disease that is life-threatening. 
  • There have been no confirmed cases of EVD reported in Australia. There is no evidence that it is present in Australian animals.
  • If you are travelling or have travelled in an affected country and feel unwell, seek immediate medical assistance.
  • EVD is a notifiable disease. The Department of Health must be contacted immediately if a case is suspected by a health professional in Victoria. 

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Reviewed on: 23-10-2018