Hank Green, from SciShow, explains what Ebola is, and where is it coming from. It is not contagious as, let’s say, the flu, but it is nonetheless a deadly disease that can kill 90% of the infected victims. Ebola is transmitted to other hosts via direct contact (of your mouth, eyes, or open wound) with bodily fluids from the patients: vomit, urine, fecal matter, semen, blood. It transmits much like Hepatitis B.
So, in case you get near a guy with Ebola make sure to not touch anything they touched and stand at a certain distance. You’ll be safe. I wrote about Ebola before in this blog post. Even if it so deadly, if the patients are quarantined, the there is no such a big deal.