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Biology - Page Text Content

S: Ebola

BC: That's the deadly Ebola

FC: The Deadly Ebola

1: Since Viruses are dead, they are not a member of any kingdom. but they are Part of the family filoviridae – there are four different types of Ebola Virus

2: How is the causative agent transmitted/contracted? Most often occurs at burial ceremony's patients friend and family in close contact or secretions. Can get it through contact with objects like needles that have been contaminated. Transmission can occur in hospital when healthcare works don’t Proper clothing or when needles are used more than once.

3: There is an experimental treatment that has been tested among monkeys, which could not treat Ebola, but could prevent it through immunity to the disease. Ebola vaccine, fast action. Needs 1 month of vaccine.

4: What are the main symptoms of the disease? After contracting the vires, symptons may not feel sick for several days to a few weeks. Start of Ebola symptoms is abrupt: includes: next page -

5: Late Symptoms -Bleeding from eyes, ears and nose -Gastrointestinal bleeding -Depression -Eye inflammation -Genetial sweeling -Feeling pain in skin -Rash over the entire body including blood -Roof of mouth red -Coma, Seizure and delirium. | Early Symptoms -Chills -Diarrhea -Fever -Sore throat -Weakness -Severe headache -Joint and muscle aches -Nausea Arthritis, -Backache

6: What are treatments for disease? There is no cure. Time is the only solution. Health care providers can offers supportive care, and they just allow the body to fight off the infection

7: Who gets the disease? Where in the word is it most prevalent? | Democratic Republic of Congo, Western equatorial province of Sudan, generally contained n the continent of Africa. Particularly Nzara, Southern Sudan, Yanbuku, and Northern Zaire.

8: Death occurs in 50-90 % of the people who get it.

9: How it attacks | uses a glycoprotein to bind to endothelial cells Thus causing the blood vessels to break which then leads to with hemorrhagic fever. Other glycoprotein slows down the immune system by stopping neutrophils from becoming activated. From then on the Ebola virus can multiply very quickly and cause severe damage

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  • Title: Biology
  • Ebola virus
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