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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Cyclospora: Cyclospora is a single-celled parasite that causes an intestinal infection. As of mid 2014, cyclospora outbreaks have been reported in Arkansas, Cal ... Read More

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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
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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes, depending where: You are going. If you plan to be away awhile, and are traveling abroad, it is wise to take traveller's insurance in case there's any delays, orreturn ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Sickness: Please describe the symptoms of sickness. It will help to figure out if it is an infection. Consult a physician if the symptoms persist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Your body has significant anti-viral defenses and most viral illnesses are short lived due to this ability, there are some drugs for some viruses, pa ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Textbook Questions: This would take an entire text book to answer. It is way out of the bounds of this simple app. Perhaps you can narrow this down to a specific question ... Read More
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
Fiction: It is a fictitious virus in a video game.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Xingu virus: Is a rare RNA virus in the bunyavirus family.

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