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Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola Virus Disease JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Infectious Disease Ebola virus disease is a rare disease caused by the Ebola virus. In some people, Ebola virus causes symptoms similar to influenza general,theriskamongtravelersofgettingEbolavirusdiseaseisvery virus, such as fevers, headache, muscle pains, vomiting, or low unless they are spending time inside a hospital having direct con- diarrhea. In other people, it causes severe illness with bruising, tact with infected patients. bleeding, and failure of many organs in the body, eventually lead- The CDC has been working closely with US Customs and ing to death. Border Protection, airlines, and cargo ships to help ensure that the chance of Ebola virus being brought into the United States is very low. According to the CDC, the current outbreak does not How Is Ebola Spread? pose a major risk to the United States. For the latest updates on The Ebola virus was initially spread to humans through contact the current Ebola virus disease outbreak, visit the CDC website with animals such as monkeys, chimpanzees, and bats. In some below. cases, the Ebola virus can be spread from person to person through direct contact. This can happen when certain body fluids (such as blood, urine, stool, saliva, or vomit) of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Ebola Virus Disease

JAMA , Volume 312 (18) – Nov 12, 2014

Ebola Virus Disease

Abstract

JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Infectious Disease Ebola virus disease is a rare disease caused by the Ebola virus. In some people, Ebola virus causes symptoms similar to influenza general,theriskamongtravelersofgettingEbolavirusdiseaseisvery virus, such as fevers, headache, muscle pains, vomiting, or low unless they are spending time inside a hospital having direct con- diarrhea. In other people, it causes severe illness with bruising, tact with infected patients. bleeding, and failure of many organs in...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2014.13759
pmid
25285380
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Abstract

JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Infectious Disease Ebola virus disease is a rare disease caused by the Ebola virus. In some people, Ebola virus causes symptoms similar to influenza general,theriskamongtravelersofgettingEbolavirusdiseaseisvery virus, such as fevers, headache, muscle pains, vomiting, or low unless they are spending time inside a hospital having direct con- diarrhea. In other people, it causes severe illness with bruising, tact with infected patients. bleeding, and failure of many organs in the body, eventually lead- The CDC has been working closely with US Customs and ing to death. Border Protection, airlines, and cargo ships to help ensure that the chance of Ebola virus being brought into the United States is very low. According to the CDC, the current outbreak does not How Is Ebola Spread? pose a major risk to the United States. For the latest updates on The Ebola virus was initially spread to humans through contact the current Ebola virus disease outbreak, visit the CDC website with animals such as monkeys, chimpanzees, and bats. In some below. cases, the Ebola virus can be spread from person to person through direct contact. This can happen when certain body fluids (such as blood, urine, stool, saliva, or vomit) of

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 12, 2014

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