Infectious Disease

Cause Of The Disease

It is caused by an infection with a virus of the family Filovidae ,genus.

How The Disease Is Transmitted

Ebola can spread to other people with direct contact with blood or bodily fluids (does not include saliva, sweat, and vomit) of a person that has Ebola. Also you can get it with objects such as needles that have been contaminated

The Symptoms Of The Disease

Some of the symptoms are


-Severe Headaches

-Bleeding or Bruising


Muscle pain

How The Disease Is Treated

There is no specific vaccine or medicine. Patients improve the chances of surviving by maintaining oxygen status and blood pressure and treating other infections that might occur.

Ways You Can Prevent Yourself From Getting The Disease

You can prevent from getting Ebola by avoiding areas of known outbreaks such as Africa. You should also wash your hands frequently, also you should avoid eating bush meat.

4 Interesting Facts About Ebola

-First Ebola case diagnosed in the United States on September 30

-Ebola is caused by an RNA virus

-New Ebola medications are in development

-Ebola is not a risk to the general public in the United States