Symptoms of Ebola

Ebola is a deadly and highly contagious virus that can lead to severe illness and even death.

Symptoms of Ebola
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Ebola is a deadly and highly contagious virus that can lead to severe illness and even death. It is important to recognize the symptoms of this disease in order to seek immediate medical attention and prevent the spread of the virus.

Ebola Deaths Details
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Early Symptoms

The early symptoms of Ebola may include fever, headache, muscle pain, and chills. These symptoms can be similar to those of other illnesses such as the flu, making it difficult to initially diagnose the virus. Other early symptoms may include:

  • Sore throat
  • Chest pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

Advanced Symptoms

As the virus progresses, it can lead to more severe symptoms such as rash, red eyes, hiccups, and difficulty breathing. In some cases, Ebola can also cause bleeding within and outside of the body, including the eyes, ears, and nose. These advanced symptoms may include:


Ebola can lead to several complications that can be life-threatening, such as organ failure, septic shock, and multi-organ dysfunction syndrome. In severe cases, the virus can also cause severe bleeding and shock, leading to death.

Prevention and Treatment

It is important to take preventive measures to avoid contracting and spreading the virus. This includes avoiding contact with infected individuals and their bodily fluids, practicing good hygiene, and seeking immediate medical attention if symptoms develop.

Treatment for Ebola typically involves providing supportive care and addressing the symptoms of the illness. This may include intravenous fluids, medications to control fever and pain, and oxygen therapy to support breathing. In some cases, patients may also receive blood transfusions and other treatments to support organ function.

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Ebola is a serious and potentially deadly virus that requires prompt medical attention. If you or someone you know develops symptoms of Ebola, seek medical help immediately. For more information on Ebola, visit and Follow us on Twitter @ebola_cases for the latest updates and news on Ebola.