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Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Ebola hemorrhagic fever Causes

Viral hemorrhagic fevers are typically caused by four families of viruses: arenaviruses, filoviruses, bunyaviruses and flaviviruses. Among the usual hosts of this disease includes mosquitoes and ticks, along with rodents and can be transmitted by close contact with an infected person.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever Definition

Ebola hemorrhagic fever has been identified to be among the most deadliest group of diseases that is categorized under viral hemorrhagic fevers. The severity of this condition range from some mild illnesses that can possibly development into something that is potentially fatal, causing complications in the kidney function, sever bleeding, chock and respiratory problems.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever Diagnosis

Some type of specialized laboratory exams are required for the diagnosis of Ebola hemorrhagic fever as handling blood samples is very dangerous and considered as an extreme biohazard. Tissue samples may also be derived to provide a more definitive study of the said disease.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever Symptoms and Signs

People who are infected with Ebola hemorrhagic fever usually develop sudden fever, muscle pain, weakness, sore throat, and , headache, that can be followed by some episode of vomiting, rash, diarrhea as well as limited liver and kidney functions along with some external and internal bleeding.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever Treatment

There are no known cure for Ebola hemorrhagic fever and the sever cases would require some intensive supportive medical care.

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