The following people are at risk:
- Travelers who during the last three weeks stayed in an affected country and who were in contact with or took care of infected patients
- Health workers who had contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus or with the body fluids of those patients, without adequate protection.
- Relatives or friends of a deceased person who took care of that person during his illness or who were involved in the burial rites.
- People who have been in contact with or who have eaten potentially infected animals (bats, monkeys, …).