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  • Model Of Immune Protection Against Ebola Virus
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    Treatment for Ebola There is no cure for the Ebola virus, nor is there a vaccine for protection against it. Since vaccines must be specific to certain strains, it's not likely that a universal for all four vaccines will be produced. There are many factors could lead to an Ebola Epidemic... Here is a list of conditions that could contribute to such a disastrous event. - the presence of animal or insect vectors near a human population; - exposure of the virus to an individual in a remote setting, ...
  • Spreading Of The Ebola Virus
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    The virus is active in monkeys and they acquire it every second fall. The virus is not deadly to the monkeys. In Africa many people eat monkey meat as a source of protein and this is how they get the Ebola virus in their systems. There have been theories that the Ebola virus can be transmitted from bats to people and that the bats have the Ebola virus in them. It has never been scientifically proven that bats carry the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus is spread from person to person much like the AI...
  • Ebola Virus
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    Ebola He opens his mouth and gasps into the bag, and the vomiting goes on endlessly. It will not stop, he keeps bringing up liquid, long after his stomach should have been empty. The airsickness bag fills up to the brim with a substance known as vomit negro, or black vomit. The vomit is not really black; it is speckled liquid of two colors, black and red, a stew of tarry granules mixed with fresh red arterial blood. It is hemorrhage, and it smells like a slaughterhouse. The black vomit is loaded...
  • Ebola Reston Virus Species
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    Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever In the world today, there are many known deadly viruses, but few present as great a threat as Ebola, the virus that causes Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. Key factors in understanding Ebola HF include: Its history, plan of attack, and the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The Ebola virus can, and usually does cause a disease called Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which is a Viral hemorrhagic fever. According to the proceedings of the 4th National Symposium on Biosafety, the clini...
  • Infection With Ebola Virus
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    What is Ebola hemorrhagic fever Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is a severe, often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) that has appeared sporadically since its initial recognition in 1976. The disease is caused by infection with Ebola virus, named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) in Africa, where it was first recognized. The virus is one of two members of a family of RNA viruses called the Filoviridae. Three of the four...
  • Bad Of A Virus As Ebola Zaire
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    Ebola-Pronunciation: E-'bO-l&, i-, e- Function: noun Etymology: Ebola River, Zaire, site of an outbreak of the virus in 1976 Date: 1977: An RNA-containing virus of African origin that causes an often fatal Hemorrhagic fever - called also Ebola. Zaire, 1976 A strange virus kills 340 of Zaire's natives. This virus has never been seen by man, so there is no cure. Three out of four people die, and the fourth person, who lives, will suffer severely. This virus is believed to come from the Ebola River...
  • Sudan String Of The Ebola Virus
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    I chose to do my report of the Ebola Virus because it is a very deadly, and its a virus that isnt publicized much in newspapers and televisions. So I think its a good choice. The Ebola virus is one of the worlds most deadly viruses, in all of its many forms. The purpose of this essay is to explain the history, signs and symptoms of the Ebola virus. Between the years 425 BC & 430 BC Athens population was dramatically reduced when about 300,000 of its inhabitants died from some sickness. People no...
  • Incubation Period Of The Ebola Virus
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    By Ebony Ebola: Worldwide Annihilation? A movie, Outbreak, came out some years back and it put the threat of the Ebola virus smack dab in my face. Never, at that time, had I heard of a real-life present-day killer virus. Of course I learned about the Black Plague that occurred centuries ago killing masses of people. But in my day, no. Nothing outside of the common cold. It was horrifying. But this movie was fiction, right? The truth that it was based on is what this essay will focus on. This pap...
  • Ebola Virus From Close Contact
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    The Ebola Virus The Ebola Virus is an extremely deadly virus found in Africa. There have been multiple outbreaks across Africa and one in the United States. The Ebola virus basically causes uncontrollable bleeding externally and internally. Then your organs become liquefied. This usually results in death (web). The following report contains info on the characteristics and history of the Ebola Virus. After being infected with the Ebola virus it takes 2-21 days to take effect. It depends if you ha...
  • Plasma Of A Recovered Ebola Zaire Victim
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    Ebola Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a 20 year old virus that, with a mortality rate of 50% to 90%, is one of the world's deadliest viruses. Its causative organism is called Ebola virus. Ebola virus is a member of, a family of negative-strained RNA viruses. The family consists of five known members, Marburg, Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Reston, and Ebola Tai. Ebola virus is spread in a number of ways. An outbreak starts when an infected animal or insect, called a vector, transmits the virus to a ...
  • Ebola Virus Cause Of Disorder Ebola
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    The Ebola Virus Cause of Disorder Ebola is a virus and part of the negative-stranded RNA family known as filo virus. It was discovered in 1976 in Africa and was named after a river in Zaire. When the virus is looked at under an electron microscope the filoviridae appear as being long, thin and occasionally they have 'branches's p routing from one place or another. Ebola can also take the form of a 'U' or a 'b'. There are four known strains of the virus; they are Ebola Sudan, Ebola Zaire, Ebola R...
  • Extremely Deadly Virus
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    Ryan Rodney Jan Decker March 24, 2005 The Hot Zone Synopsis: Discussion: The Ebola Virus is an extremely deadly virus that can kill its hosts with in a few weeks. The infected starts by having dizziness and headaches, then proceeds to give fatigue, sweating, and red eyes caused by bleeding of the veins. Internally all of the organs begin to swell and bleed profusely. There is extreme clotting in the heart, liver, and kidneys. Internal bleeding takes over and eventually shuts down the entire bodi...
  • Infection With The Ebola Virus
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    1. INTRODUCTION A. HISTORY OF VIRUS 1. AFRICA, ZAIRE 2.1970 B. SYMPTOMS AND AFFECTS 1. BLEEDING, HEMORRHAGING 2. DEATH W / IN 20 DAYS C. CURES 1. NONE KNOWN D. INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS 2. HISTORY OF VIRUS A. WHERE IT STARTED 1. SCIENTISTS B. HOW IT IS SPREAD 1. NON AIRBORNE 2. BODILY CONTACT C. WHERE IT EXISTS TODAY 3. SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTS A. SEVERE FEVER, ABDOMINAL PAIN 1. INSIDES "MELT" B. DEATH RATES AND TOTALS 2 SURVIVORS, BUT EBOLA VIRUS AS THE CAUSE WAS NOT VERIFIED 4. CURES A. NONE KNOWN CUR...
  • Infection By The Ebola Virus
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    Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Should we fear another outbreak? Ebola hemorrhagic fever, also know as Ebola HF, is not a common disease. However, this disease is severe and often fatal in humans and also primates such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees. Ever since it's initial recognition in 1976, there have been four reported sporadic outbreaks in humans around the world. "The first two, in Zaire and in western Sudan, were large outbreaks that resulted in more than 550 cases and 340 deaths. The th...
  • Infection Of The Ebola Virus
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    The Ebola Virus History of, Occurrences, and Effects of Ebola, a virus which acquires its name from the Ebola River (located in Zaire, Africa), first emerged in September 1976, when it erupted simultaneously in 55 villages near the headwaters of the river. It seemed to come out of nowhere, and resulted in the deaths of nine out of every ten victims. Although it originated over 20 years ago, it still remains as a fear among African citizens, where the virus has reappeared occasionally in parts of...
  • Reported Cases Of The Ebola Virus
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    The History of the Ebola Virus There are many diseases out there that do not have a cure nor even a simple treatment. The unfortunate ones lay on their deathbed, crying out for mercy or praying for a miracle to happen. Their bodies slowly deteriorate and eventually rest in peace. The Ebola Virus is held responsible for the lives of nearly six hundred people. Back in 1976, when this so called Ebola Virus was first discovered in Zaire, very little was known about this virus. The doctors were just ...
  • Ebola Virus
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    Flesh-eating Viruses in Real Life and in the Movies Essay One Outline: 1) Introduction: Straying from the truth is a must when making any movie especially one adapted from real life occurrences. It is the only way production companies can make money off the movie. In the move Outbreak, several liberties were taken to make the story of the Ebola 'incident' more exciting. a) In the movie there were numerous statements, portrayals and plot devices used for dramatic purposes only, and did not in fac...
  • Symptoms To A Real And Fatal Virus
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    The Ebola Virus 10 out of 10 people infected with it will die with die with it. It is airborne. It is 100 times more contagious than AIDS. It has no known origin, vaccination or cure. It kills you in such a way that even highly trained professionals get sick from just hearing about the effects. It is real and it has started its attack on the human race. Mrs. Landau and fellow classmates. The symptoms I have just described to you are real. These are symptoms to a real and fatal virus. The virus's...
  • Sudan String Of The Ebola Virus
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    Ebola Virus Abstract This topic was chosen because Ebola is a relentless killer. Ebola isn't publicized very much so it seems to be a wise topic to explore. This way others may be informed of one of the world's most powerful viruses. The purpose of this paper is to further educate all those interested in the powerful effects of the Ebola virus in its many forms. I. Introductory Statement II. History. Variations IV. Prevention V. Transmission VI. Signs VII. Symptoms V. Treatment IX. Containment X...
  • Ebola Virus
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    Your have sudden fever, weakness, muscle pains, headache, and a sore throat, and that is just whats happening to you before the really bad symptoms of this virus kicks in. These are followed by vomiting, diarrhea, and rash, and that are just some of the bad symptoms of this horrible virus know as the Ebola virus. One of the worst virus that can be contracted is this terrible virus that rips up your insides. This the first time the Ebola virus was identified was in 1976. This was discovered when ...

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