Ebola Historical Events  

       Recently it was reported that a new species of Ebola virus, provisionally named Bundibugyo Ebola virus has been discovered by the scientists. If this is true, it is definitely quite scary.

The Ebola virus infection causes severe disease in humans for which there is presently no preventive vaccine or treatment. Research is still going on with regards to the potential diagnostics of this virus.More...

 

Cost Of Ebola Treatment

Cost Of Ebola Treatment

Ebola is a virus protein which is vital for a viral to enter into human cells. It is a virus spike protein that is bound to immune system and helps to neutralize the virus that has entered the human body. The cause of Ebola is not yet determined, but it is believed that gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys may be the chief carriers of this virus.More...

 

How Many People Have Died Of Ebola ?

How Many People Have Died Of Ebola

Hemorrhagic fever is caused by the Ebola virus, which does not have any particular treatment at present. The fatality rate of this disease is as high as 90 percent and patients mostly die due to dehydration, massive bleeding and sometimes shock. The death toll due to Ebola is found to be more in Africa such as the outbreak in Uganda in September 2000 where close to 160 people died.More...

 

Genus Species For Ebola Virus

Genus Species For Ebola Virus

Ebola is the name of a group of viruses which are responsible for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever. There are different species of the Ebola virus namely Zaire Ebolavirus, Sudan Ebolavirus, Ivory Coast Ebolavirus and Reston Ebolavirus. Symptoms of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever are diarrhea, vomiting of blood, red spots or rash on the skin as well as internal and external bleeding.More...

 

Incubation Period Of Ebola

Incubation Period Of Ebola

Once the Ebola virus enters the body, it starts multiplying and travels in the blood to different parts of the body such as the liver, spleen, thyroid gland, lungs, kidneys, skin, pancreas and brain. The symptoms of the Ebola thus begin to show up. The period between the Ebola virus entering the body and the symptoms showing up is known as the incubation period. This incubation period of Ebola virus can be as short as 2 days or as long as 21 days.More...

 

Pictures Of The Effects Of Ebola

Pictures Of The Effects Of Ebola

Ebola is a very deadly viral disease. Once this disease is on set, it breaks down the walls of the blood vessels. The result of which is blood gushing out from the tissues or from the organs. This disease is named after the place where the first outbreak occurred that came to knowledge of the world.More...

The Size Of A Ebola

The Size Of A Ebola

Ebola is the common term for a group of viruses that belongs to genus Ebola Virus and family of Filoviridae. It is responsible for spreading a very fatal disease, for which no vaccination or treatment has so far not been discovered. The Ebola virus is most prevalent in the tropical regions of Africa.More...

 

Where Is The Ebola River Located ?

Where Is The Ebola River Located

Ebola River is located in northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. This river was formerly known as Zaire. And the infamous Ebola virus is named after this river since this was the first place where the virus was discovered. The virus, when it was discovered, had spread to around 55 villages situated around the banks of the river.More...

 

 

    
 

Viral Infectious Diseases

What-Year-Was-The-Ebola-Virus-Discovered      The Ebola virus is from Filovirindae family. It is similar to Marburg virus. In 1976, Dr. Ngoy Mushola discovered the first outbreak that was noted in Yambuku, Zaire and Nzara, in western Sudan. There were a total of 602 cases that were reported, out of which 397 patients died. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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