A 24-year-old male asked:
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from india,my dad came from nigeria a week ago.he was defaecating unusually yesterday.could he be asymptomatic and can i get ebola though?very scared.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nigeria has been: proclaimed Ebola free at this time. Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea still have cases being diagnosed. If his travel was limited to Nigeria then his symptoms would be very unlikely to be related to Ebola. See: http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/press/news/_layouts/forms/News_DispForm.aspx?List=8db7286c-fe2d-476c-9133-18ff4cb1b568&ID=1151
Answered on Jan 24, 2015

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