Home Health Information Media Slideshows 4 facts about the Ebola Virus4 facts about the Ebola Virus Media Videos Slideshows Infographics Diagrams 4 facts about the Ebola Virus 10 dietary changes to combat the effects of IBS 5 easy ways to avoid constipation or haemorrhoids 7 ways to improve your diet 9 benefits of physical activity during pregnancy Ebola Fact #1People can only become infected with the Ebola virus if they come into contact with the blood, bodily fluids or organs of an infected person. People can only become infected with the Ebola virus if they come into contact with the blood, bodily fluids or organs of an infected person. The current Ebola outbreak is most widespread and intense in West Africa. The countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have reported the most infections, with additional cases in Nigeria, Senegal, one in Spain and four in the United States of America. As of 19 October 2014 the current outbreak includes 9,936 cases of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Early Ebola symptoms include fever, headache, body aches, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhoea. Because these could be symptoms of other diseases, it's difficult to diagnose Ebola early on. If you feel unwell with any Ebola Symptoms within 21 days of returning from any infected area of the world (especially West Africa), it is essential to stay at home and call 111 or 999 (if emergency), rather than go to hospital or your GP surgery. MoreNow you have read 4 facts about the Ebola Virus, why not look at some of our other slideshows.