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Details: Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a rare but severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission. …

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Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) CDC

Details: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease in people and nonhuman primates. The viruses that cause EVD are located mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. People can get EVD through direct contact with an infected animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infected with Ebola virus.

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What is Ebola Virus Disease

Details: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a deadly disease with occasional outbreaks that occur mostly on the African continent. EVD most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). It is caused by an infection with a group of viruses within the genus Ebolavirus: Ebola virus (species Zaire ebolavirus)

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Signs and Symptoms Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever CDC

Details: The course of the illness typically progresses from “dry” symptoms initially (such as fever, aches and pains, and fatigue), and then progresses to “wet” symptoms (such as diarrhea and vomiting) as the person becomes sicker. Primary signs and symptoms of Ebola …

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Ebola Virus Disease

Details: Ebola Virus Disease No significant risk in the U.S. Several cases of Ebola have been reported in the U.S. The risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is very low according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Ebola Virus and Disease

Details: The Ebola virus belongs to the viral family Filoviridae. Scientists also call it Filovirus. These virus types cause hemorrhagic fever or profuse bleeding inside and outside the body. It’s

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History of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreaks Error

Details: Ebola virus was first described in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since then, the virus has emerged periodically and infected people in several African countries. Each of the known cases and outbreaks of EVD is described below by year or country where the case was discovered or imported.

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Ebola Response Impact on Public Health Programs, West

Details: The Ebola epidemic that was first recognized in 2014 and ravaged the West Africa countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea was a stark illustration of the risks that emerging pathogens and epidemic-prone diseases pose to local and global health security in settings that had limited public health capacity.

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2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa History Ebola

Details: On March 23, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the forested rural region of southeastern Guinea. The identification of these early cases marked the beginning of the West Africa Ebola epidemic, the largest in history.

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Ebola Department of Public Health & Environment

Details: Learn about Ebola. CDC Travel Notices web page. Health care professionals. If you think a patient has Ebola: Ask about travel history, exposure to persons with Ebola, and the patient’s symptoms. Isolate the patient in a private room. Call the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: 303-692-2700 or 303-370-9395 (after hours).

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WHO Key events in the WHO response to the Ebola outbreak

Details: Chapter 7 - The first report on the Ebola outbreak in Guinea was published on 23 March on the website of WHO’s Regional Office for Africa (AFRO). It described measures taken by the Ministry of Health, together with WHO and other partners, to control the outbreak and prevent further spread.

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Ebola Health.mil

Details: Ebola Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a virus of the family Filoviridae, genusEbolavirus.

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Ebola MSF medical response

Details: The 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa was unprecedented: 67 times the size of the largest previously recorded outbreak, it reached urban areas, and killed more than 11,300 people. Hundreds

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Why Ebola is so dangerous

Details: Ebola is a viral illness of which the initial symptoms can include a sudden fever, intense weakness, muscle pain and a sore throat, according to the …

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Ebola and One Health Center for One Health Research

Details: Ebola : Human, Animal and Environmental Health Connections Ebola virus is one of a growing number of emerging infectious diseases that originate in animals and have the ability to cross over into human populations (Zoonotic). As the current outbreak continues to escalate, a number of important issues involving human, animal and environmental

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Ebola: History and Outbreaks Everyday Health

Details: World Health Organization. Ebola: Overview, History, Origins and Transmission. Public Health England. December 15, 2017. 2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak in …

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Ebola (Ebola virus disease) – Epidemiology

Details: If Ebola virus disease is suspected based on the person’s symptoms and exposure to Ebola virus, such as having close contact with an Ebola-infected person, he or she should be isolated (separated from other people) immediately and the local health department should be notified.

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Ebola survivors face health issues long after recovery

Details: Among the lasting health effects experienced by Ebola survivors, “of particular importance is the persistence of ocular disorders as a result of uveitis after recovery,” Rimoin said. According to

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WHO Ebola travel advice

Details: Ebola travel advice. Exit screening for Ebola. Current exit screening of all persons departing affected countries through international airports, seaports and major land crossings is recommended by WHO and can reduce the numbers of people with symptoms from travelling from the countries with high levels of Ebola transmission.

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What Is the Ebola Virus

Details: Ebola, formerly called the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare, severe illness that attacks the immune system, causing extreme fluid loss and often death. The disease disrupts blood-clotting, which

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Ebola Virus: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Details: Health care workers can prevent infection by wearing masks, gloves, and goggles whenever they come into contact with people who may have Ebola. Ebola Facts There are five types of Ebola …

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Ebola: MedlinePlus

Details: Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It can affect humans and other primates. Researchers believe that the virus first spreads from an infected animal to a human.

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Update on Ebola outbreaks

Details: On May 8, 2017, The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD). The Government of Canada is closely monitoring the outbreak, and is continually assessing the risks, while providing advice on personal protective measures to Canadians travelling and working in the DRC.

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Ebola Health Professionals

Details: Ebola virus testing is available at CDPH and other public health labs in California, as well as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Any testing performed in California requires approval from CDPH and the CDC. If a healthcare provider requests testing, laboratorians should immediately notify the Local Health Department.

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