Ebola virus disease

Commons Wikispecies. Namespaces Article Talk. Great blog, by the way. Ebolaviruses contain single-stranded, non-infectious RNA genomes. In September , it was estimated that the countries' capacity for treating Ebola patients was insufficient by the equivalent of 2, beds; by December there were a sufficient number of beds to treat and isolate all reported Ebola cases, although the uneven distribution of cases was causing serious shortfalls in some areas.

Archived from the original on 24 October The Ebola virus causes an acute, serious illness which is often fatal if untreated.

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Archived from the original on 31 March In it was demonstrated that the virus can travel without contact from pigs to nonhuman primates, although the same study failed to achieve transmission in that manner between primates. Ebola has a high mortality rate among primates. Waller offered some ideas for how to refine the analysis.

Total number of deaths from Ebola virus from through was 1, out of 2, cases.

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Archived from the original on 3 September Archived from the original on 9 August For more about specific outbreaks, see List of Ebola outbreaks. Ebola vaccine. Best Ramon. See also: This situation does not mean there is a current or active outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the United States of America. Human-to-human transmission of EBOV through the air has not been reported to occur during EVD outbreaks, [3] and airborne transmission has only been demonstrated in very strict laboratory conditions, and then only from pigs to primates , but not from primates to primates.

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Chronology of Ebola Virus Disease outbreaks, 1976-2014

United Nations. I find the statistics of Ebola interesting. In Fauquet, C. The second major outbreak occurred in Zaire now the Democratic Republic of the Congo in , affecting and killing Suppl 1 s1: No specific treatment is currently approved.