Overview of Ebola outbreak in Africa

2014 EBOLA VIRUS OUTBREAK IN AFRICA EBO EBOLA EBOLA IMPORTANT STATISTICS WHAT IS EBOLA? THE AFFECTED REGION Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by the Ebola virus strain. It is spread through contact with bodily fluids of an organism infected with this virus. The number of confirmed 5864 cases of Ebola WHAT ARE THE MAIN EBOLA 2014 OUTBREAK SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA? Fever greater than 102° F The number of deaths so 2811 far from Ebola Internal bleeding in the organs The recent Ebola virus outbreak has Severe muscular pain occurred in West Africa. The countries The fatality rate of people 49% affected are Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal. infected with Ebola Reduced muscular co-ordination At present, there is no proper cure for Ebola. The patients are being given symptomatic treatment. It includes pain management and med- ications for fever. Recovery from Ebola depends on the strength of the immune system of the patient. Research is being conducted to make a vaccine for curing Ebola. TREATMENT PREVENTIVE MEASURES Travel restrictions have been imposed in the infected countries. Under these, no one can enter or leave the infected regions. The infected people have been quarantined in hospitals and other makeshift medical camps. EBOLA EBOLA

Overview of Ebola outbreak in Africa

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The 2014 Ebola outbreak occurred in West Africa. The countries affected include Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal. A total of 5864 have been infected with the disease so far out of which 2811 have ...




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