Ebola strikes in Uganda

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Ebola virus has make an outbreak of the deadly at Uganda. Reuters said that 14 people have died so far.

What is Ebola?

Ebola is a severe virus usually fatal disease in humans and non-humans primates that has appeared sporadically since it was first identified in 1976. The Ebola virus is named after a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa.
There are five known subtypes of the Ebola virus and four of the five have caused disease in humans. Ebola is often characterized by the sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, a headache and a sore throat. It will be followed by vomiting, a rash, diarrhea, impaired kidney and liver functioning and in some cases, both internal and external bleeding. The fever has an incubation period of two to 21 days.

There is no specific treatment or vaccing available for this virus. Patients with Ebola are treated with supportive therapy includes balancing their fluids, maintaining their oxygen levels and blood pressure and treating them for any complication infection.

The Ebola virus is transmitted by contact with the blood,secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected people.

Source :- News yahoo
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It is dangerous virus. Hopefully there’s any vaccine to treat this virus.

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