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How long does it take to die from ebola

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Yes, but:: Ebola virus is easily killed by soap, bleach, drying and sunlight. Machine washing clothes that have been contaminated with fluids will destroy Ebola ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 12 years experience
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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ebola: A febrile person living in or traveling from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone such raise index of suspicion. Nigeria had 20 local cases. US & Seneg... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
A Verified Doctoranswered
55 years experience
Ebola is hard to get: Ebola is not spread through the air but only by contact with a sick person's bodily fluids. These include vomit, sweat, urine,saliva, and blood. I hav... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Isolate yourself: so you don't infect others and arrange for transport and care to a medical facility alerting both transport and provider that you may have Ebola. Onc... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Not to worry: There are major public health measures to limit the spread of ebola. From each case more is learned and remedies are being developed. We have more t... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Some survive: The ebola virus is highly infectious within a body of an exposed person. This includes an attack on immune system cells which ordinarily marshall def... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
No need : Unless you are in Africa where the disease is present, you do not need to worry about it. You and your pets should be safe.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Viruses: 1. SARS completely died out around 2004. 2.There are still Ebola outbreaks in Africa but better controlled & not as large as previously. 3. H1N1 ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ebola: Ebola is a filovirus (Filoviridae). There are 5 Ebola strains – the most virulent of which is Zaire. It is transmitted from someone who has signs of i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ebola and pets: See: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/qas-pets.html An exotic primate pet or specific type of pig (Reston virus from the Philippines) coul... Read More
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