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Table 1 Possible sources of infection for the index case

From: The factors affecting household transmission dynamics and community compliance with Ebola control measures: a mixed-methods study in a rural village in Sierra Leone

Contact with EVD patient(s) in the course of his work as a pharmacist  
Contact with EVD patient(s) when he had a tooth extracted at a local Government Hospital, which was, at that time, a major hotspot of EVD  
Contact with a traditional healer, who reportedly came from Guinea to treat the index case, who may have been infected  
Contact with EVD patient(s) at a holding centre he was taken to for testing because he was symptomatic following the tooth extraction  
Unknown source of infection (e.g. community)