Formerly known as Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (EHF), EVD is a severe, often fatal illness in humans.
It is thought that fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are natural Ebola virus hosts.
Blood, vomit, sweat, saliva, urine, feces, and other body fluids
fever fatigue, muscle pain, headache and sore throat
vomiting, diarrhea, rash, symptoms of impaired kidney and liver function, and in some cases, both internal and external bleeding (e.g. oozing from the gums, blood in the stools)
HOW IS EVD TREATED?
Outbreak containment measures
Bury the dead safely and promptly
Identify people who may have been in contact with infected patients
Monitor the health of contacts for 21 days
Separate the healthy from the sick to prevent further spread
Maintain good hygiene and clean environment
Avoid contact with infected people
Use gloves and personal protective equipment when taking care of infected patients
Wash hands thoroughly after hospital visits
phone number: +1 602 559 4554