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 and made as comfortable as possible. supportive care in an intensive care unit maintenance of fluid levels and electrolytes maintenance … Read More
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 headache muscle pain and weakness Additional symptoms include: rash nausea, vomiting and diarrhea hemorrhaging (bleeding from inside and outside the … Read More
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 contact with the dead body, blood or bodily fluid from an infected human or animal can put you at risk … Read More