Claiming around 650 lives during its current outbreak, the Ebola disease first occurred in 1976. It has already claimed 431 lives during its first outbreak. It has been restricted to Africa with the exception of the Reston Ebola virus. World Health Organization (WHO) has already recognized four species of the Ebola, which include Zaire Ebola Virus (EBOV), Sudan Ebola Virus (SUDV), Reston Ebola Virus (RESTV), and Taï Forest Ebola Virus (TAFV). The only way to prevent the disease from causing a widespread epidemic is by understanding the symptoms of Ebola Virus and treatment measures for Ebola Virus. The main symptoms of Ebola virus include uncontrollable bleeding, fatigue, and fever. It practically causes a breakdown of the entire immune system. Continue Reading
Introduction to EVD
Ebola virus is native to Aftrica, where outbreaks have occurred irregularly for decades. Ebola virus lives in animal hosts and can spread from infected animals to humans.
After that, this contagious infection can rapidly spread from one person to another, affecting entire communities at once. Ebola virus destroys the organs and immune system of the body once it spreads. Consequently, it finally decreases blood-clotting cells, which results in severe internal as well as external bleeding that is often uncontrollable. Continue Reading