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Ebola Rough Draft Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly diseases. So far Ebola has killed more than 30,215 people in the world and the number is going up by at least 15 people per day (“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”). The Ebola virus has completely taken over Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Other countries such as Kayas, Spain, Lagos, Dallas Texas, New York City, Port Harcourt, and Dakar have the Ebola outbreak as well. Ebola is also known as the Hemorrhagic Fever (“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”). People are always asking what Ebola is, how and where if generated from, how can they help prevent it from spreading, and what are other people doing about it? A lot of people believe that those who are coming back …show more content…
from an area that has the Ebola outbreak, to be quarantined for 21 days to help prevent the virus from spreading. The Ebola virus has killed a lot of people already and if people don’t does something about it fast then it could kill millions more. The symptoms of Ebola are very similar to the Flu which is fever, severe headache, muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. The only symptom that can tell the Ebola virus from the Flu is unexplained hemorrhage, or bleeding or bruising (“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”). When the Ebola virus arrived in the U.S., everyone was afraid that they would contract the disease so they all started to freak out. Luckily however, the Ebola virus can’t be spread through casual contact so the risk of spreading it that way is very low (“Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”). If a person just came back to the U.S. from an area that has an outbreak of Ebola, then they need to monitor their health for 21 days and seek medical care IMMEDIATELY if they develop any of the symptoms of Ebola or the Flu. In order to keep everyone else safe however, they need to contact their doctor or the hospital they are going to so they can warn everyone and make sure that nobody comes into contact with

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