Ebola

Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It can affect humans and other primates. Researchers believe that the virus first spreads from an infected animal to a human. It can then spread from human to human through direct contact with a patient's blood or secretions.

Symptoms of Ebola may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms usually include:

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  1. Ebola (National Library of Medicine)  
    Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It ... with a patient's blood or secretions. Symptoms of Ebola may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days ...
  2. Ebola is a severe and often deadly disease caused by a virus. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, vomiting, bleeding, and often, death. Ebola can occur in humans and other primates (gorillas, ...
  3. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease in people and nonhuman primates. The viruses ... or a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus.
  4. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... living in or traveling to a region where Ebola virus is widespread, there are a number of ... preventing the spread of dangerous germs, like the Ebola virus.
  5. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Signs and Symptoms (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    What are the signs and symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease? ... Ebola, Ebola outbreak, Signs, Symptoms, fever, server headache, diarrhea, vomiting, unexplained hemorrhage, abdominal, Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers VHF, ...
  6. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Diagnosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    To determine whether Ebola virus infection is a possible diagnosis, there must be a combination of symptoms suggestive of EVD AND a possible ... Ebola, Ebola outbreak, Diagnosis, possible exposure, 21 days, onset symptoms, Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers VHF, Ebola Virus Disease
  7. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    How is Ebola Virus Disease treated? Symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) are treated as they appear. When used early, basic ... Ebola, Ebola outbreak, Treatment, interventions, survival, supportive care, antibodies, complications, Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers VHF, Ebola Virus Disease
  8. Ebola Virus Disease (World Health Organization)  
    WHO fact sheet on Ebola: key facts, definition, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, WHO response.
  9. Ebola Vaccine Information Statement (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Ebola/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Ebola ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Immunization
  10. Hemorrhagic Fevers (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... by four families of viruses. These include the Ebola and Marburg, Lassa fever, and yellow fever viruses. ... Some VHFs cause mild disease, but some, like Ebola or Marburg, cause severe disease and death. VHFs ...
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