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    Ebola Virus is a rare, deadly severe virus that causes bleeding in and out the body. Its Origin is Sierra Leone. The virus flows through the body, it messes up the immune system and some organs. For the most part it causes levels of blood-clotting cells to drop. The Ebola Virus leads to, nonstop bleeding. The disease, also known as hemorrhagic fever or Ebola virus, kills 100% of people who are infected. Ebola isn’t as contagious as more common like Marburg, or measles. It spreads to humans with contact with the bodily liquids of a contaminated animal, like fruit bat. The Ebola Virus moves from human to human the way. The people who care for a person who died from the Ebola often get Ebola. Early on, the virus can feel like Marburg or Chicken…

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    Ebola Virus (EBOV)

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    970 nm long, and 80 nm in diameter [2]. EBOV is infamous in the African continent, causing hemorrhagic fever in both humans and nonhuman primates in the African continent [1], where outbreaks have been unpredictable and usually resulting in fatality. Since its discovery in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo [3], EBOV still persists today, killing thousands of primates (human and nonhuman) in Africa. EBOV effectively evades all human measures to produce a safe and viable therapeutic…

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    Ebola Research Paper

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    No treatment, vaccination, or antiviral therapy to treat Ebola hemorrhagic fever exists. Currently, patients are given intensive care support such as those that aid in preventing shock, maintaining blood pressure and oxygen levels. One of the main supportive treatments involving keeping the patients well hydrated and helping them to breathe as easily as possible, so that they attempt to beat the virus with the strength of their own immune system. Although this type of intensive treatment is not…

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    Why Is Ebola So Dangerous

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    Why Ebola is so Dangerous Ebola outbreaks started in West Africa and is the world’s deadliest outbreak to date. Ebola is an illness with symptoms like a fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, and sore throat. People can get infected by coming into close contact with infected animals or other people as well. To avoid getting infected with this virus don’t get in contact with bodily fluids also don’t get in contact with dead victims because you can be more at risk. How the virus spreads is it…

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    Documentaries are well-known for appealing to the audience’s emotions. In the 2014 Frontline documentary of the Ebola outbreak, awareness of the devastation and severity of the Ebola virus are brought to the surface. The disease has ravaged the country of Sierra Leone and surrounding territories like Guinea. Community helpers, volunteers, and organizations such as Doctors without Borders came together to service those in need of aid. Unfortunately, the efforts of the doctors and helpers seem…

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    Ebola Research Paper

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    Should society be scared of catching the deadly virus Ebola in the U.S.? According to an article from the Washington Post, “1 in 4 Americans is worried that an outbreak of Ebola could happen in the United States.” This implies that U.S. citizens are fearful that the disease that broke out in West Africa will soon infect them. People do not want to come into contact with the symptoms of Ebola, such as an unanticipated fever, muscle aches, weakness, a sore throat, and a headache. The worst…

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    Ebola Research Paper

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    Ebola is a hemorrhagic fever which is a deadly disease caused by one of five known distinguishable subtypes of Ebola. Ebola is a filoviridae which is the only known virus family that we lack knowledge on. Researchers fail to understand how nature maintains itself with viruses like these and researchers know even less about the resulting diseases, pathogens, and the detailed virology (the study of viruses) of Ebola. Of the five strains four are known to cause disease in humans: Ebola virus (Zaire…

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    Ebola Outbreak

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    up in arms about it spreading and becoming a pandemic. This incident of outbreak in West Africa shows how far we have come as a world, technologically and medically, but also how far we still have to go. The severity of the outbreak was completely avoidable, however due to the disregard of certain factors not usually associated with disease, such as cultural practices, it became an epidemic. In order to approach future infectious disease outbreaks, research shows that a holistic approach that…

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    Hs311 Unit 1 Assignment

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    2014 Ebola Epidemic in Guinea and the United States Amy Riddell Kaplan University HS311 Unit:1 Assignment Professor Daniel Gilmore November 16, 2015 Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is an exceptional and fatal disease caused by an infection with one of the Ebola virus strands that claimed an estimated 2,482 lives in Guinea, Africa alone in 2014 (Johnston, 2015). It made its first recorded appearance in 1976 near the Ebola River, which is now known as the Democratic Republic…

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    Ebola Research Paper

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    Even after someone has died from it they still have some of the virus on them so anyone near them could get it. This is why when doctors are treating ebola patients they wear hazmat suits to protects their entire body. At least four Ebola drugs were being tested during early development of Ebola but all of them were ineffective. The first safety trial on an Ebola drug began in January 2014 for TKM- Ebola. This contains parts of RNA that target three genes essential to viral replication. This…

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