Ebola Articles A-Z
Ebola Diagnosis - Ebola Info
This page contains links to eMedTV Ebola Articles containing information on subjects from Ebola Diagnosis to Ebola Info. 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.
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- Ebola Diagnosis
A doctor will often perform a physical exam and order lab tests to make an Ebola diagnosis. This eMedTV resource describes the challenges involved in identifying the disease in its early stages, when its symptoms are similar to those of other conditions.
- Ebola Fever
Ebola fever is a contagious and often fatal illness caused by a virus. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses where outbreaks of this disease have occurred, identifies symptoms of the illness, and explains how the condition is treated.
- Ebola History
Outbreaks of Ebola have appeared sporadically since it was first recognized in 1976. This page of the eMedTV Web site outlines Ebola history since 1976, including information about specific outbreaks and links to additional information.
- Ebola Incubation Period
This eMedTV article explains that the incubation period for Ebola (the time between infection and the onset of symptoms) ranges from 2 to 21 days. This segment also describes if a person is still contagious during this period.
- Ebola Info
If you are looking for info on Ebola, this eMedTV resource is a great place to start. It describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition, and provides a link to more in-depth information.