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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Why no?: I might be hostile if i had a disease that was almost certainly going to kill me. But i suspect you're not really talking about someone who has it, s ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Someone sick with ebola has more major concerns than developing hostility. I am guessing some acquaintance has become hostile to you and you are thin ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola: If a patient with Ebola infection is suffering from delerium it may lead to behavioral changes.

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Dr. William Schmidt
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Like any bad flu: High temperature, flu symptoms, bleeding from many areas of the body. Kidney shut down and many more. Look it up on google
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headac ... Read More
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Ebola/Marburg virus: High fever, severe headache, muscle and joint pains are the first symptoms. Dirrhea (bloody), nausea/vomiting, raised rash and bleeding from mucus me ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: Ebola is a filovirus (Filoviridae). The genomic fossils of filoviruse family that impact mammals have likely existed tens of millions of years. Viruse ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: But there was scare about an airborne ebola virus (that luckily didn't cause illness in human) outside washington, dc in the early 1990s. Read richar ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: Transmission from person to person is not from casual contact.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not as of MAR 2015: See https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ghana
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Bad: Ebola virus is a filovirus found primarily in central africa that causes a hemorrhagic fever that is frequently fatal. One strain called ebola-rest ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Don't go where it is: The first and most important risk factor for Ebola is: Travel to west Africa. It is really that simple. You can't catch it by casual contact an ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Ebola: Viruses are not "alive" in the sense that they can live independently. They require a host cell in which they alter the cell's metabolism to create ne ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
There's no upside: Serious illness leading to death.
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