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From What Place Did the Ebola Virus Get Its Name? - Signs and Symptoms of Ebola
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- From What Place Did the Ebola Virus Get Its Name?
This eMedTV article explains that the Ebola virus gets its name from a river in Africa where the virus was first recognized). This segment discusses Ebola's name and provides a link to more information.
- If Ebola Isn't Very Contagious, Why Are Healthcare Workers Getting It?
Media reports stress that Ebola is not very contagious, so why are healthcare workers getting sick? This eMedTV article explains differences between the United States and Africa in terms of how the disease and its victims are handled.
- Is There a Cure for Ebola?
Wondering about a cure for Ebola? At present, there isn't one. This section of the eMedTV archives discusses supportive care for Ebola, as well as research on a new vaccine that may help to prevent outbreaks in the future.
- Pictures of Ebola
This eMedTV segment contains pictures of the Ebola virus taken under magnification. Also contained within this article are pictures of people with Ebola and the healthcare providers treating them.
- Pictures of People With Ebola
This eMedTV resource contains pictures of people with Ebola. This article also provides some background information about the Ebola virus, including information about how it is transmitted and treated.
- Signs and Symptoms of Ebola
Fever, diarrhea, and a hacking cough are possible signs and symptoms of Ebola. This eMedTV page describes these and other indications, which often begin abruptly four to six days after infection.