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which animals get ebola? can they transmit it to humans?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola: Animals such as the duiker, fruit bat and a number of primates can become infected. The infection can be transmitted to humans who eat their meat or who come in contact with their secretions - such as bushmen who cut up bush meat.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015

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