Ebola Articles A-Z
Background on Ebola - Ebola Cure
This page contains links to eMedTV Ebola Articles containing information on subjects from Background on Ebola to Ebola Cure. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Background on Ebola
This eMedTV article provides some background on Ebola, with information on what it is, common symptoms, how it is treated, and more. Also included in this brief article is a link to more detailed information.
- Causes of Ebola
As this eMedTV segment explains, Ebola is caused by an infection with a virus. This article explains how the virus is transmitted from one human to another and describes the various subtypes.
- Cure for Ebola
There is no cure for Ebola. Once symptoms of the disease begin, doctors can only offer supportive care. This eMedTV Web segment discusses current treatments for Ebola and explains that a vaccine is being tested that could prevent infections.
Ebola is a potentially fatal, highly contagious illness caused by a virus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its cause, transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
- Ebola Cure
If a person is infected with Ebola virus, at present, there is no cure. This eMedTV Web page explains how supportive care is used to treat symptoms of the disease while the body fights the infection; work on a new vaccine is also discussed.