The whole world is anxiously watching the news about the Ebola outbreak centered in Western Africa. So far, it has been the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded with thousands of casualties. Recently, there have been several cases of Ebola even in Europe and the USA so it is important to have at least the basic awareness of this malicious, deadly disease. Therefore, we created a list of 25 curious facts about Ebola you should know that will help you better understand the disease and may teach you the elemental rules of prevention.
20. Later symptoms of Ebola follow quickly, within just a few days after the early sings. Infected person starts vomiting, having diarrhea; and livers and kidneys begin to fail. At this phase, some people also bleed both internally and externally.
15. The virus is able to survive for a few days within a body fluid and for several hours on dry objects.
10. The research and testing of the vaccines has become very controversial topic because the populations of apes, on whom the test are usually carried out, are dwindling and in danger of extinction.
5. Major U.S. international airports now screen passengers coming from the affected African countries for Ebola exposure. These precautions combined with strong health system and sanitary habits of American residents should make spreading the disease in the U.S. impossible.
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