Ebloa Hemorrhagic Fever Ebola

Ebola is a rare and deadly disease. Discovered by Peter Piot Ebola is caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus species. It was first found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The first american to be diagnosed with Ebola was Thomas Eric Duncan. There are several symptoms to the Ebloa virus, some of them are

Chills, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting Blood, Coughing up Blood, Eye Redness, Headaches, Red Spots on the Skin

Transmission of the Ebola virus is spread only from contact with the blood or other bodily fluids of a person who had developed the symptoms of the virus.

Ebola is treated by providing intravenous fluids (an IV) and balancing electrolytes (Body Salts), as well as maintaining oxygen status and blood pressure

Ebola has helped scientists better understand how to improve diseases that can be transmitted through blood


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"About Ebola Virus." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. N.p., n.d. Web.

"2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. N.p., n.d. Web.


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