By Maia Pogodina

What causes Ebola?

Ebola is an infectious and fatal disease caused by KNA virus.

How is it transmitted?

Ebola is transmitted by direct body fluids such as blood, saliva, mucus, vomit, urine, or feces from another infected person or animal.

What are some symptoms?

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Chest pain
  • Hiccups
  • Breathing problems
  • Rash

How would it be treated?

There is no proven treatment for Ebola yet. A range treatments including blood products, immune therapies and drug therapies are currently evaluated.

How would you prevent yourself from getting infected?

The control relies on applying cautious to the things that we touch and eat. Being warned and informed about our surroundings.

Interesting Facts

  • Ebola is often fatal
  • It is most intense in West Africa
  • There has been more than 14,413 cases of Ebola so far
  • Outbreaks of this disease began in 1976
  • It cannot be spread through air
Everything You Need To Know About Ebola In Under 3 Minutes
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  • medicinenet.com
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  • everydayhealth,com