Ebola Virus - Important Information
What you need to know
Incubation Period and Symptoms
Joint and muscle aches
Nausea and vomiting
Diarrhea (may be bloody)
Chest pain and cough
Severe weight loss
Bleeding, usually from the eyes, and bruising (people near death may bleed from other orifices, such as ears, nose and rectum)
Man infected: facial view
You can see the reddening of this man's mouth, most likely due to blood emerging through his pores. This is the early stage of the Ebola virus.
Adult infected: arm view
You can see the blisters forming around this person's arm. This is the later stage of the Ebola virus.
The Virus Itself
This is an electron micrograph of the virus clustered on a host cell.