What people really know about Ebola?

It wasn’t so long ago that the media was all but screaming about Ebola running rampant in Africa and how healthcare workers were getting infected. In the last year or so, talk about Ebola has all but died into nothingness. I decided to pull up some info just to recap and see things from a broader perspective.

My results are as follows…
There is currently no known cure for Ebola, a form of hemorrhagic fever whose symptoms are diarrhea, vomiting and bleeding. — theunhivedmind.com

The Ebola virus causes an acute, serious illness which is often fatal if untreated. — secondopinion-tv.org

The Ebola virus is not airborne, so people would have to come into contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person. — alchetron.com

Studies are now showing that former Ebola patients will experience everything from headaches to memory loss and long term vision issues. — sfgate.com

Keep in mind that conventional medicine has no effective treatments for the Ebola virus. — healthimpactnews.com

Upon contraction of the Ebola virus, the illness begins with flu-like symptoms, body aches, fatigue, headaches, and fever. — naturalhealthnews.blogspot.com

Although several clinical trials are currently underway, there are no licensed vaccines or therapies against Ebola virus. — sciencedaily.com

Currently there are no proven medications or vaccines for Ebola. — aloe1.com

A doctor under the best containment materials, contracted Ebola, and yet the CDC says that the average citizen has nothing to worry about. — preparingwithdave.com

Improved quality of case investigation, contact tracing and monitoring is needed to stop Ebola transmission today. — crofsblogs.typepad.com

The Ebola virus is thought to be transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human contact. — emedicinehealth.com

All caregivers are trained in the necessary precautions to protect against blood and body fluid contamination from diseases like Ebola. — amr.net

The guidance is most relevant for hospital staff caring for a patient under investigation or patient with confirmed Ebola virus disease. — cdc.gov

The first rule of Ebola is to NEVER EVER touch a person infected with Ebola, that is the primary way to get infected. — africanamerica.org

Experts say the risk of catching Ebola from another person is low. — medicinenet.com

military scientists are conducting research on infecting spider webs with Ebola and Plague. — youconvids.com

The virus is only transmitted by close contact with the bodily fluids, such as blood, of an infected person who is already ill with Ebola. — staffordshireprepared.gov.uk

Health workers are at the highest risk of contracting Ebola. — livescience.com

Exposure to the virus has occurred when health care workers treated individuals with Ebola without wearing sufficiently protective clothing. — bibliotecapleyades.net

As of May 2015, 507 health-care workers have died from Ebola. — vox.com

Health experts say a specialized isolation unit is not needed for treating an Ebola patient. — blogspot.mx

Ebola is spread through bodily fluids, including sweat, saliva, and blood. — quickstartsurvival.com

The fact that modern medicine has almost no effective antiviral drugs is what makes serious viral infections like Ebola so scary. — treelite.com

People in the United States with any level of risk for Ebola are being monitored. — cdc.gov

The American media is intent on promoting the Ebola hype as a prelude. — wariscrime.com

In the event of a possible Ebola infection, the national Ebola procedure will be started. — info-ebola.be

To date as far as open sources are concerned no signature of Ebola arriving in Libya has been detected. — ambulancenews.com

Extensive resources are required to identify appropriate conservation actions in the face of the spread of Ebola. — iucnredlist.org

The hospital has an Ebola Treatment Unit and has treated and saved several patients from the deadly virus. — firestonenaturalrubber.com

China has increased assistance to Africa, and taken the lead in helping African countries to fight against Ebola epidemic. — chinalawsociety.com

Subsequent evidence indicates that gorillas are highly susceptible to Ebola. — theopennotebook.com

There is currently no licensed treatment for Ebola, although new vaccines and drug therapies are being developed and tested. — medicalnewstoday.com

Transmission Spread through bodily fluids of a person who is sick with or has died from Ebola. — cdc.gov

A big concern to researchers is the fate of blood samples taken from Ebola patients. — janastu.org

Some things that can be done to assist manage the Ebola situation would certainly be to set up even more healthcare workers. — dailypatriotnews.com

TREATMENT There are no drugs currently available for the treatment of Ebola. — paratusfamiliablog.com

Canadian Red Cross is currently seeking clinicians and others to work in Ebola treatment centres in West Africa. — sogc.org

Awareness sessions included distribution of posters and conducting health talks, the focus of which was both eye health and Ebola. — seeingisbelieving.org

Canada’s support is designed to save lives and stop the spread of Ebola. — gc.ca

Forms of infection control utilized in 14th century Venice could be used to inform management of the Ebola virus. — medicalnewstoday.com

Craig Spencer was working for Doctors Without Borders in Guinea treating Ebola patients. — wtfrly.com

Spencer is a physician working for Doctors Without Borders and recently returned to New York after treating Ebola victims in West Africa. — kekenet.com

Should people traveling to Africa be worried about the outbreak Ebola has been reported in multiple countries in West Africa Countries. — cdc.gov

Together we can stop Ebola The Words Against Ebola campaign is being launched at parallel media events in Europe and West Africa. — redcross.eu

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has reported cases of Ebola. — crisisreliefcentre.org

If there are concerns that the patient could meet the criteria for Ebola, immediately separate the patient from others. — cdc.gov

Can monkeys spread Ebola Yes, monkeys are at risk for Ebola. — maryland.gov

Ebola is extremely infectious but not extremely contagious. — cnn.com

Neither group is identifying the patient in any way except to say he or she was working at an Ebola clinic the charity operates. — nbcnews.com

The appropriate homeopathic medicine is likely to be just as effective against the Ebola virus. — vacfacts.info

The local government says forced isolation orders will remain in effect until Ebola is eradicated. — naturalnews.com

There are still no fully approved vaccines or treatments against Ebola, though some trials have shown promising results. — medicinenet.com

Ebola can be caught from both humans and animals. — msf.ca

As a fatal disease with no effective treatment, ebola research takes place in Biological Safety Level-4 facilities. — weaponsman.com

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