Info on Ebola

Ebola Virus

Ebola is caused by the Ebola virus its scientific name is Ebola Hemorrhagic

How is Ebola transmitted?

Ebola can be spread from animals to humans by blood and waste products. Ebola can be spread from human to human through bodily fluids. There is no proof Ebola can be spread through insects.

What are the symptoms of Ebola?

Some of the symptoms of Ebola are fever, severe headache, muscle pain, weakness, tiredness, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain and unexplained bleeding or bruising.

How do you treat Ebola?

There is no antiviral medicines that have proved affective. But suggestions for curing are providing fluids, maintaining blood pressure, Providing oxygen as needed and replacing any lost blood.

How can you prevent yourself from getting Ebola?

Ways you can prevent Ebola are wash your hands or use hand sanitizer regularly, Avoid funerals of people who died of Ebola and animals that might carry the disease.

Facts about Ebola

4,877 people have died from Ebola.

Ebola is mainly in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Ebola was first discovered in 1976.

Ebola was named after the Ebola River.

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