by Lucie Broeker
How is the infectious disease treated and prevented?
- There is no approved vaccine against Ebola.
- Earlier the disease is discovered, the higher is the chance to survive
Affect of human population
- The Ebola virus belongs to the family of filoviruses ("Thread viruses"), which is named after its filamentous RNA structure.
- With a diameter of about 80 nanometers per vision is the Ebola Virus probably the largest RNA virus.