Ebola Virus cause severe bleeding, multi organ failure and even death in few cases. It originated from Africa and cases occur sporadically every few years.
Ebola Virus lives in animal hosts but human can get this virus from infected animals. It can spread from personal contact with body fluids or contaminated needles.
No treatment is available as of now.
What are the Symptoms
Symptoms can develop between 2- 21 days after exposure to virus. Common features are
Ebola infection is difficult to diagnose because early signs and symptoms resemble those of other diseases, such as typhoid and malaria.
Use blood tests to quickly identify the virus, including:
But these tests are not routinely available.
No treatment as of now. Supportive hospital care includes:
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