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What is Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and How to Prevent This Fatal Epidemic | Report Collected From WHO Website

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Speeding Faster in West Africa
Two Medical Staffs of US (American) Relief Agency attacked by Ebola in Liberia

Hope you heard something about the recent epidemic namely ‘Ebola’ on your local News Paper or Television News Channel or from any social networking site. Now a question genuine arise in your mind “What is Ebola ?”, “What is common symptom of Ebola ?’ How to protect myself and my family from Ebola Virus” ,’ How to prevent from Ebola Virus ?’ etc. Don’t be afraid . Just read the article here. We collected full Ebola story from WHO official web portal.

Ebola first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneously out break , Nzara ,Sudan and in Yambuku, Democratic Republic of Combo. ‘Ebola’ letter/name come out because the disease first time come out in the village near the ‘Ebola River’. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) formerly known as Ebola Hemorrhagic fever. Genus Ebolavirus is 1 of 3 members of the filloviridae family ( filovirus) along with genus Murbugvirus and genus Cuevavirus.  Genus Ebolavirus compromises 5 distinct species :
1. Bundibugyo Ebolovisrus (BDBV)
2. Zaire Ebolovirus (EBOV)
3. Reston Ebolo Virus (RESTV)
4. Sudan Ebolovirus (SUDV)
5. Tai Forest Ebolovirus (TAFV)

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Ebola Key Facts (Source World Health Organization):
1. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) formerly known as Ebola Hemorrhagic fever
2. EVD out break have a case fatality rate of upto 90%
3. EVD out break occur primarily in remote village in Central and West Africa, near tropical rain forest
4. The Virus is transmitted to people from wild animal and spreads in the human population through human to human transmission.
5. Fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are considered to be the natural host of the Ebolo Virus.
6. Severally ill patients require Intensive supportive care (ICU) . No License specific treatment or vaccine is available for use in people or animals.
Signs and Symptoms of Ebola Virus (EBD) :
The signs and Symptoms of Ebola Virus are intensive weakness , muscle pain, headache and sore throat. This is followed by vomiting, Diarrhea , rash, impaired kidney, and live function, and in some cases both internal and external bleeding. Laboratory findings include low white blood cell and platelet counts and elevated liver enzymes.
To read Ebola natural host, Ebola Virus animals, Ebola prevention & control process simply click here (WHO official website link) . 
Important news about Ebola :
Remember, there has no specific vaccine or medical for Ebola Virus. So the medical team trying to isolate the Ebola affected patient to prevent human to human transmission. West Africa is the epicenter of Ebola disease. The village virus now quickly spreads to town also. Already major cities including Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monrovia, Liberia, and Conakry ,Guinea are affected by Ebola virus. This cities have international airports, which opens up the possibility to infected patients travelling abroad. For example, American Patrick Sawyer, became infected with Ebola in Liberia and traveled via plane to Lagos, Nigeria where he died. 

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