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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Much like flu: Fever, muscle aches, fatigue ....unfortunately much like many other illnesses. That is why it is so difficult to diagnose early unless you are thinkin ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Patients with Ebola disease experience no symptoms until 2-21(usually 8-12)days after exposure. Symptoms begin abruptly with a Flu-like illness: high ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: An individual who is infected with the Ebola virus will not be able to transmit the virus until they manifest fever/ symptoms. Per CDC, incubation per ... 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 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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Human body fluids: By contact with the body fluids of infected people. Some animals presumably serve as reservoirs of infection between human outbreaks, but the details ... Read More
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