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What are the symptoms of ebola?

What are the symptoms of ebola?

Ebola Symptoms: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over body, bruising, red + swollen eyes & > ...Read more

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Ebola Virus (Definition)

Ebola Virus causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a viral disease that causes bleeding ...Read more


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What are the symptoms for Ebola?

Ebola: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over body, bruising, red + swollen eyes & > ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for Ebola ?

What are the symptoms for Ebola ?

Ebola virus: Per CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days w average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular/joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over body, bruising, & red + swollen eye. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of Ebola vs. Chikungunya?

Ebola -Chickungunya: According to CDC, incubation period for Ebola is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. According to the World Health Organization, possible sx's of Chikungunya include: fever, muscle & joint pain, headache, nausea, fatigue & rash. Although there can > ...Read more

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What is the name of the virus that cause ebola and what are the symptoms of ebola ?

What is the name of the virus that cause ebola and what are the symptoms of ebola ?

Zaire Ebolavirus is: strain causing current outbreak in West Africa. According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing > ...Read more

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If one doesn't develop symptoms of Ebola 56 days after potential exposure, is the threat of the virus zilch?

If one doesn't develop symptoms of Ebola 56 days after potential exposure, is the threat of the virus zilch?

Low; not zilch. As: are different viruses with different immunogenic characteristics, cell & tissue susceptibility issues and, as always, the route and severity of exposure into actual bodily fluids are key issues as to whether infection occurs or not. ...Read more

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I heard that ebola virus is the crazy or very strong virus , is it true ? And what is the classification and the symptoms of ebola

I heard that ebola virus is the crazy or very strong virus , is it true ? 
And what is the classification and the symptoms of ebola

Death Rate is high: from 3 strains: Zaire, Sudan & Bundibugyo.Ebola virus (EV) is in the Filoviridae family. The 2014 West African Ebola outbreak is the Zaire species. The most viruent of the five strains is Zaire. Zaire EV had 88% death rate when discovered in 1976. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may > ...Read more

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What is the difference in symptoms between ebola and the marburg virus?

What is the difference in symptoms between ebola and the marburg virus?

Marburg vs Ebola: Marburg Virus and Ebola both cause severe hemorrhagic fevers in humans and are viruses from the Filoviridae family. They both have a similar clinical presentaion. The fatality rate from Marburg virus outbreaks has been from 24 to 88%. The Zaire Ebola virus had 88% death rate when discovered in 1976. A Bundibugyo Ebola virus outbreak occurred in 2007 in Uganda with a 40% death rate. Tai Forest ...Read more

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I live in Texas..would like to know the early symptoms of Ebola. Also, would like to know the best source of vitamin C. Thanks so much.

Ebola: According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. * Great sources of Vitamin C: kiwi, guava, orange, grapefruit, strawberries, cantaloupe, lemon, papaya, pineapple, red pepper, green pepper, Brussels sprouts, & parsley. ...Read more

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What are the symptomps of Ebola ?

A typical sequence: Ebola has no symptoms until enough virus grows in the body to incite a fever which is the first symptom. In rapid sequence, there is then a severe headache, weakness, myalgias and weakness. Collapse then occurs with frequent bleeding in and under mucus linings and the GI tract. Coma and then death is the next event. ...Read more

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