Ebola virus lives on for days on hospital surfaces

It can live on surfaces in hospitals for nearly two weeks.

Protective boots are put to dry after being disinfected at the Donka Ebola treatment center on May 2, 2015 in Conakry. Guinea and Sierra Leone, the two African countries still battling Ebola, have both recorded weekly infections in single figures for the first time since the peak of the epidemic, the United Nations said on May 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CELLOU BINANI (Photo credit should read CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)