Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans and other primates caused by an ebolavirus. Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood, bodily fluid, organs and secretions via broken skin or mucous membrane with an infected person. The following is a collection of resources about Ebolavirus and the Outbreak in West Africa.
As per PHAC (Public Health Agency of Canada): "Health Canada recommends products with the following approved criteria for disinfectants that are expected to inactivate Ebola virus: Registered in Canada with a Drug Identification Number (DIN), and the label should have a "broad spectrum virucide" claim...against any of: Adenovirus type 5, Bovine Parovirus, Canine Parvovirus, Poliovirus type 1"
As per CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): "Use a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered hospital disinfectant with a label claim for a non-enveloped virus (e.g., norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, poliovirus) to disinfect environmental surfaces in rooms of patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus infection"
ADA (American Dental Association)
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
IPAC (Infection Prevention and Control Canada)
PHAC (Public Health Agency of Canada)
PHE (Public Health and Medical Emergency Support for a Nation Prepared)
WHO (World Health Organization)
APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)