By: Jordan Thorpe and Levi Dixon
Nature of Disease
- The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission.
- Ebola is also a a viral infection.
Is Ebola a Prokaryote or a Eukaryote
- Since Ebola isn't a Prokaryote or Eukaryote that makes it a virus.
Symptoms and Treatments
Treatment- Providing intravenous fluids (IV) and balancing electrolytes, Maintaining oxygen status and blood pressure, Treating other infections if they occur.
How Deadly Is The Disease?
Is The Disease Currently a Problem?
Fun Facts About Ebola
2. Travel warnings have been issued for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
3. Main entry points to the United States from West Africa screened for ebola cases.
4. Ebola is causing RNA virus.
5. Early Ebola symptoms are also symptoms of other viral infections.
6. Bleeding is common in the later stages of Ebola.
7. Ebola is often fatal.
8. New Ebola medications are in development.
9. There is no vaccine to prevent Ebola.
10. Ebola is not a risk to the general public in the United States.