Category Archives: Ebola

#Ebola Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Diagnosing Ebola: Ebola is diagnosed based on travel history, symptoms and laboratory testing. Ebola Treatment: Although they are currently working on a vaccine trial, there is no known cure or licensed treatment for Ebola.  Patients are treated for their symptoms … Continue reading

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#Ebola Symptoms

If you look at different studies of symptoms of people who are infected with EVD they vary almost as much as each individual person.  The most common symptoms of Ebola mimic the flu. Initial symptoms include: sore throat fever chills … Continue reading

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Where Did #Ebola Come From?

It is suspected that the original virus transfer was “Zoonosis” which is passed from an infected animal to a human being.  Bats, monkeys, gorillas, pigs etc. have been found to carry the virus. As we discussed in yesterday’s post, any … Continue reading

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Ebola Parallels with Medieval Plague

As Ebola Deaths Rise, Researcher Sees Parallels with Devastating Medieval Plague If you think that Ebola is bad – and it is – the current outbreak in West Africa is small compared with another deadly epidemic that engulfed much of … Continue reading

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About Ebola

The current outbreak of Ebola is located in Central and West Africa.  There have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Canada. The Ebola Virus can be spread through the following: Contact with a dead body that has been infected … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Ebola

News this morning is that there is an Ebola Vaccine Trial starting today in Liberia.  This is great news for the people in Central and West Africa.  Fewer than 100 cases were reported last week, which has not happened since … Continue reading

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