Ebola

What is Ebola?

Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease (EVD), is a type of hemorrhagic fever. It is a rare and often deadly disease. It can be caused by several different types of Ebola viruses. There are occasional outbreaks of Ebola, and they mostly occur in Africa.

How does Ebola spread?

Researchers believe that the virus first spreads from an infected animal to a human. Ebola can then spread from human to human through direct contact with:

(Read more)

Results 1 - 10 of 137 for ebola
  1. Ebola (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is Ebola? Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease (EVD), is a type of hemorrhagic fever. It is a rare and often deadly disease. It can be caused by several ...
  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): Prevention and Vaccine (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.
  4. Ebola transmission: Can Ebola Spread Through the Air? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Ebola/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Ebola ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  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): 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
  7. Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Transmission (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Scientists think people are initially infected with Ebola virus through contact with an infected animal, such as a fruit bat or nonhuman primate. This is called a spillover event. After that, ...
  8. 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
  9. Ebola (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Ebola/Children ... Ebola ... Nemours Foundation ... Ebola, ebola, ebowla, ebolea, Ebola outbreak, Africa, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, death, die, WHO, disease, ...
  10. Ebola/Specifics ... Ebola ... Merck & Co., Inc. ... Ebola Virus and Marburg Virus Infections - Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment from the Merck Manuals - ...
previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · next