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It's also called ebola hemorrhagic fever And A virus that causes severe bleeding, organ failure etc.



What's the Ebola?

It's also called ebola hemorrhagic fever

And A virus that causes severe bleeding, organ failure and can lead to death.


How does it spread?

Humans may spread the virus to other humans through contact with bodily fluids such as blood.


What's the Measures to prevent?

Treatable by a medical professional

Spreads easily.

Requires a medical diagnosis.

Lab tests or imaging always required.

Critical needs emergency care.


How does it spread?

By blood products (unclean needles or unscreened blood).

By touching a contaminated surface.

By saliva (kissing or shared drinks).

For informational purposes only. Consult your local medical authority for advice.


What's the Symptoms?

Requires a medical diagnosis

Initial symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain and chills. Later, a person may experience internal bleeding resulting in vomiting or coughing blood.


Why Ebola still exist?

Please read the conditions of use. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 22 November 2022, there have been 141 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), including 55 deaths (case fatality rate: 39%).


How to survive having Ebola?

Ebola virus disease is often fatal, with 1 in 2 people dying from the disease. The sooner a person is given care, the better the chance they'll survive.


What's happens if you get Ebola?

The time from exposure to when signs or symptoms of the disease appear (the incubation period) is 2 to 21 days,


but the average time is 8 to 10 days. Signs of Ebola include fever and symptoms like severe headache, fatigue, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, or unexplained bleeding or bruising.


How Ebola start?

The first human EVD case in the West Africa outbreak (2014 to 2016) was likely infected via exposure to bats.


In addition to bats, EVD has also been documented in people who handled infected chimpanzees, gorillas and forest antelopes, both dead and alive, in Cote d'Ivoire, the Republic of the Congo and Gabon.


How Ebola painful?

Primary signs and symptoms of Ebola often include some or several of the reasons Fever, Aches and pains, such as severe headache and muscle and joint pain.


What's Ebola virus disease?

Ebola virus disease is a serious viral infection that originated in sub Saharan Africa. No one has caught Ebola from someone else in the UK.


What's the Advice to travellers?

For most people visiting countries in sub Saharan Africa, the risk of exposure to the Ebola virus is minimal.


People most at risk are those who care for infected people, such as aid workers, or those who handle their blood or body fluid, such as hospital workers, laboratory workers and family members.


For the latest on Ebola in Africa see the World Health Organization's information on the Ebola virus.


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office also provides country by country advice for visitors, including the latest information on potential health risks.


What's the Symptoms of Ebola?

A person infected with Ebola virus will typically developed and occurs by

a high temperature

a headache

joint and muscle pain

a sore throat

severe muscle weakness


Note:- These symptoms start suddenly, between 2 and 21 days after becoming infected.


Diarrhoea, being sick, a rash, stomach pain and reduced kidney and liver function can follow. The infection may then cause internal bleeding as well as bleeding from the ears, eyes, nose or mouth.


What do if you become ill?

Get medical advice as soon as possible if you become ill while travelling abroad. Call NHS 111 or contact a GP if you become ill after returning to the UK.


It's extremely unlikely that you have Ebola, but it could be another serious condition such as cholera or malaria, so get help in case you need tests or treatment.


Always remember to mention your recent travel history, as this may help to identify the cause.


Sometimes a doctor may want to take a sample of your blood, urine or poo so it can be checked for infections.


How's Ebola is spread?

The Ebola virus disease is spread through contact with the blood, body fluids or organs of a person or animal with the infection.


How Ebola virus spread?

Directly touching the body of someone who has symptoms, or recently died from the disease and cleaning up body fluids (blood, poo, urine or vomit) or touching the soiled clothing of an infected person.


The virus can survive for several days outside the body, touching unsterilised needles or medical equipment used in the care of the infected person also having sex with an infected person without using a condom.


And studies show traces of Ebola may remain in semen many months after recoveryand handling or eating raw or undercooked "bushmeat"

And Ebola can not be caught through routine social contact, such as shaking hands, with people who do not have symptoms.


What the Treatment for Ebola?

There's currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola virus disease, although vaccines and drug therapies are being developed and tested.


Any area where an outbreak happens should be immediately quarantined, and people who have the infection should be treated in isolation in intensive care.


Dehydration is common, so fluids may be given directly into a vein. Blood oxygen levels and blood pressure also needs to be maintained at the right level, and organs supported while the person's body fights the infection.


Healthcare workers should avoid contact with the body fluids of an infected patient by using protective equipment such as gloves, gown and mask.


Ebola virus disease is often fatal, with 1 in 2 people dying from the disease. The sooner a person is given care, the better the chance they'll survive.


What's the method of Preventing Ebola?

The risk of catching Ebola virus disease while travelling in Africa is small.


However, you should follow these simple precautions to minimise the risk of getting potentially serious infections.


What's the simple precautions to minimise the risk of getting potentially serious infections?

wash your hands frequently using soap and water or use alcohol hand rubs if soap is not available

make sure fruit and vegetables are washed and peeled before you eat them

avoid physical contact with anyone who has possible symptoms of an infection

do not handle dead animals or their raw meat

do not eat "bushmeat" (wild animals that have been killed for food)

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What's the Ebola?

It's also called ebola hemorrhagic fever

And A virus that causes severe bleeding, organ failure and can lead to death.









How does it spread?

Humans may spread the virus to other humans through contact with bodily fluids such as blood.

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