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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Good: Only 1 case in Texas.
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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
I confirmed case: Still one confirmed case so far. Identification of at risk patients beefed up at airports and hospitals. Experimental drug in short supply with a comp ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
As of 7 OCT 2014: - 1 case. The Texas Ebola case was a male Liberian National who had traveled from Liberia. Transmission is from someone who has signs of infection via ... 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
A 17-year-old male asked:
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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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There are two cases right now, in Atlanta, health care workers under extreme isolation conditions getting the best thought of treatment for the condit ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola: Regarding current Ebola outbreak you are probably now aware that a man who had direct contact with Ebola traveled from Nigeria to Dallas, Texas - dev ... 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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hemorrhagic fever...: Ebola was first recognized in 1976 as the cause of outbreaks of disease in the democratic republic of the congo (then known as zaire) and in sudan. Eb ... Read More
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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