African Health/ Disease

Ebola

Ebola In Africa

1. A virus that cause a lot of bleeding, organ failure and can lead to death.

2. Humans can spread the virus to other human through body fluids.

3. It spreads by unclean needles.

4. Skin to Skin contact ( shake hands )

5. By saliva (sharing drinks)

6. By touching a contaminated surfaces. (blanket)

7. Rare infection.

8. Ebola epidemic is the largest in history

9. Not spread through the air, water, food, or mosquitoes.

10. Symptoms appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure.

Symptoms:

Fever, Severe headache, muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, Abdominal pain, unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising)

Ebola

1. western

2. poor region

3. poverty doesn't play a role

4. Ebola is not curable

5. About 11,314 deaths in Africa

6. This is a major disease because all the deaths that happened.

7.Africa cant do nothing for this due to it not being curable.