Ebola Articles A-Z
Ebola Research - Ebola Vaccine
This page contains links to eMedTV Ebola Articles containing information on subjects from Ebola Research to Ebola Vaccine. 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
- Ebola Research
Current Ebola research includes a study on an experimental vaccine that may prevent the virus. This eMedTV article looks at research now under way to better understand and treat this disease, such as studies of new diagnostic tools.
- Ebola Scientific Name
As this eMedTV page explains, Ebola's name comes from a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This page covers the origin of the scientific name and provides a link to more detailed information.
- Ebola Symptoms
This eMedTV resource lists several common symptoms of Ebola, such as fever, sore throat, weakness, and diarrhea. This Web page also explains how soon symptoms typically appear after infection and the usual cause of death.
- Ebola Treatment
This eMedTV segment describes aspects of treatment for Ebola, which may include antibiotics, oxygen, IV fluids, and good nursing care. It also addresses the usual outcome for people with this disease.
- Ebola Vaccine
An experimental vaccine has been shown to be effective against Ebola in monkeys. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, more research is needed before such a vaccine is licensed for use in humans, which could have implications for other diseases.