by Eli Sellars
Ebola- when and where it was discovered.
how can you get the virus
You can get the virus by coming in contact with body fluids of a person who's already showing signs of it. Body fluids include spit, pee, throw up, etc. Also kissing or sharing foods or drinks. Another one is eating wild animals.
what does it do to you
-The out break in west Africa is the largest ever
-You cannot get Ebola by siting next to someone how has it
-90% of the the virus victim have died
She was a nurse that took care of Eric Duncan before he passed away from the Ebola virus. Shortly after his passing, she got the Ebola virus. After a blood transfusion from Dr. Kent, an Ebola survivor, she eventually recovered.
Dr. Kent Brantly
He was a doctor for Samaritans Purse in Africa. He contracted the Ebola of virus after taking care of patients in Africa. He was brought to the United States to receive care and eventually recovered from the virus.
She was the second nurse to come down with Ebola after caring for Eric Duncan. After isolation she was nursed back to health and survived the virus.