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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in 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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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not likely: Transmission from person to person is not from casual contact.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not as of MAR 2015: See https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/ghana
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in 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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience in 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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
There's no upside: Serious illness leading to death.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in 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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A member asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ebola: Hi, there is no effective treatment to this date for Ebola although American Scientists just introduced a new experimental drug to the market recently ... Read More

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