Ebola By will fugmann

Ebola is a viral diesease

The symptoms of Ebola are: Fevers, Severe headaches, Muscle pain and Weakness, Fatigue, Stomach Pains, Diahrea and Vomiting, and Unexplainable Bleeding.

"Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola, but the average is 8 to 10 days." via CDC.gov

Ebola is a very lethal virus with about a 90% death rate

"The woman's sister, a market vendor, collapsed and died outside her home in Monrovia, Liberia, while leaving to walk to a treatment center, according to her relatives. Above, the woman is seen grieving on the ground following the burial team"

Ebola is an acute viral infection

Treatment Options for Ebola are IV Fluids, Electrolyte Balance, Maintaing Blood Pressure and Oxygen Status, and Treating any alternate infections.

The frequency of Ebola in the United States is very low. In 2015 there were zero cases but during the main outbreak in 2014 there were luckily only 4 cases.

The ebola virus is most prevalent in West African countries which you can see on the chart.

Cites used: Google Images, CDC.org, CNN.com


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