A Review on Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

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Author(s) Hameer Khan | Dr. Sayed Habib Ahmed
Pages 130-140
Volume 5
Issue 4
Date April, 2016

Ebola is the most lethal Virus known to human. Its High fever is contagious illness that is often in humans and non-human primates like Monkey, Gorillas and chimpanzees. Ebola is a deadly disease caused by a virus. There are five strains and four of them can make people sick. After entering the body it kills cells making some of them explode. It wrecks the immune system causes heavy bleeding inside and outside of the body and damages almost every organ. The virus is scary but it’s also rare. You can get it only from direct contact with an infected person’s body fluids. As the disease gets worse, it causes bleeding inside the body as well as from the eyes, ears, and nose. Some people will vomit or cough up blood have bloody diarrhea and get a rash. The Ebola’s signs and symptoms usually start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus with a fever aching throat muscle pain and headaches. It kills 90% Ebola affected peoples. Ebola outbreaks all over central Africa.Ebola virus disease (EVD) first appeared 1976 in 2 coincident outbreaks one in Nzara and Sudan. After disease occurred in a village near the Ebola River from which the disease takes its name. the Ebola Preventing is Avoid to direct contact with the body fluid of infected people who has also surfing from that type of disease. Prevention focuses on avoiding contact with the viruses. Ebola has no licensed vaccines are available yet but 2 potential vaccines are undergoing human safety testing. Experimental vaccines and treatments for Ebola are under development but they have not yet been fully tested for safety or effectiveness.There are currently no proven treatment options that can kill the Ebola virus.

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