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  • Ebola
    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 Virus
    This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a detailed overview of the Ebola virus. It explains that this virus was first recognized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and covers how it is transmitted, where outbreaks have occurred, and more.
  • 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 Pictures
    This portion of the eMedTV library includes pictures of people with Ebola and the healthcare providers who are treating them. This article also includes magnified pictures of the virus that causes the disease.
  • Ebola Outbreaks
    As this eMedTV article explains, Ebola outbreaks have occurred sporadically since 1976, mostly in Africa. This portion of the Web site provides detailed information about the confirmed outbreaks that have occurred since the virus was first recognized.
  • The Ebola Virus
    The disease Ebola is caused by the Ebola virus, which can be transmitted from person to person. This part of the eMedTV library covers the transmission, symptoms, and treatment of the virus, as well as the possibility of it being used for bioterrorism.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Virus Symptoms
    Diarrhea, fever, and severe headaches are possible symptoms of Ebola virus. This eMedTV segment lists several common symptoms that are associated with the disease, which also may include vomiting, stomach pain, and a rash.
  • 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.
  • What Is the Ebola Virus?
    The Ebola virus is a type of RNA virus that causes the disease known as Ebola. This segment of the eMedTV library provides a detailed overview of this virus, including the different subtypes, transmission, and possible locations of the virus.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Great Ebola Scare
    Ebola is all over the news these days, and you may be wondering what is fact and what is fiction. This eMedTV segment provides four important facts that you need to know about Ebola and explains smart commonsense precautions you can take.
Ebola Presentations
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More Ebola Articles
  • Background on Ebola to Ebola Cure
  • Ebola Diagnosis to Ebola Info
  • Ebola Information to Ebola Prevention
  • Ebola Research to Ebola Vaccine
  • Ebola Virus to Ebola Virus Symptoms
  • From What Place Did the Ebola Virus Get Its Name? to Signs and Symptoms of Ebola
  • Spread of Ebola to What Is the Ebola Virus?
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