Ebola

Niyah Bacon

What is the cause of this disease?

The cause of ebola is a virus.

How is the disease transmitted?

The disease is transmitted by the contact of body fluids from an infected ,or infected objects, or butchering infected animals (very rare).

What are symptoms of Ebola?

Symptoms of Ebola are, high fever, breathing problems, vomiting and etc.

How is the disease treated?

Vaccines have been used and could last for 10 years for the stronger patients.

Ways you could prevent the risk of this disease.

You should ALWAYS wash your hands, good thing is to stay away from infected people and/or animals, and always take care of yourself in general.

Interesting facts.

More than 4,000 people have died from Ebola in Africa. Symptoms are red eyes/bleeding from eyes. You can bleed(internal). Only 1 person has died in America out of 4 people having positive cases.
Ebola Virus Outbreak 2014: Dying at the Hospital Door | The New York Times

Quote from Expert

Spokesman from the World Health Organization:


“The people who get Ebola tend to be in removed villages and tend not to have the money to be able to get on planes,” WHO spokesman Gregory Hartl said, adding that it’s equally unlikely for an American traveler to bring the disease back. “They would be probably be aware of the situation going into it and be advised not to touch someone who looks ill and feverish.”- See more at: http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/ebola_coverage.php#sthash.OE1OmHnD.dpuf