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Ebola Virus: Ebola is a filovirus (Filoviridae) See: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/lab-bio/res/psds-ftss/ebola-eng.php *”Ebola virions enter host cells through end ... Read More

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Ebola: See: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/lab-bio/res/psds-ftss/ebola-eng.php *”Ebola virions enter host cells through endocytosis and replication occurs in ... Read More
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Only 1% have severe: sx. Most people don’t have sx’s w West Nile virus. Mild sx’s occur in about 20% of people; which can include fever, eye pain, generalized body aches, ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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Depends: Based on the way you phrased your question, it's obvious that many people would die. How many would depend on the public health infrastructure of the ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
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Risk factors: It seems to be attacking the metabolically unfit. Certainly the older population have more risk factors.
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It can rarely.: Almost everyone gets infected with ebv and almost everyone recovers. During acute infection, complications include low platelets, potential airway ob ... Read More
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Cold sores: No she need close contact with the lesion to catch it. So relax, don't let anyone kiss her on the lips. Enjoy your baby & good luck
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Yes/yes: Please do not repeat this. HSV can be passed from a cold sore and infect an infant who has little or no defenses to that virus. No kisses until at lea ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Ecology of viruses: Viruses, like many other living things, are just looking for a 'home'. All of life is like that -and we can find viruses affecting not just humans but ... Read More
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Personal contact: Research is incomplete, but so far transmission to humans from animals (mostly birds) has been uncommon (happily) and mostly by personal contact. Airb ... Read More

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