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how long does it take to die from ebola

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Though I have not seen a case, I have seen other hemorrhagic fevers. With these diseases, course cannot be predicted. Just a fever would not be enough ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No - we aren't all: going to die from Ebola. There have been four cases diagnosed in the US. None of those were in Florida. It is very important to remember that Ebola c ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ebola Virus: There is no evidence to suggest that Ebola will become airborne. Ebola is not an airborne virus btwn humans per the World Health Organization: “ What ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: The way to stop the spread of ebola is to effectively destroy anything that might have been contaminated such by burning
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: i urge readers not to get wrapped up in scenarios as you described. It causes a lot of additional stress you don't need. Theoretically, the risk of mo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
After full recovery: the data is still being gathered from the largest outbreak in World history. The presence of the virus in various body fluids (inc SPERM) is still a m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Poorly studied: Long term health issues in people who have survived the Zaire Ebola Virus has not been well- studied. It has been noted with some strains that there ... Read More
A 60-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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Ebola virus: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/diagnosis/. Currently we isolate all those who have been exposed until nonspecific symptoms develop and then te ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Virus lives only for a few hours at most! Hope this helps Dr Z
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