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5 Facts you should know about

Ebola

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1

A viral hemorrhagic fever in humans

and other primates, caused by ebolaviruses.

2

Symptoms typically start anywhere between two days and three weeks

after becoming infected with the virus.

3

The first symptoms are usually fever,

sore throat, muscle pain, and headaches.

4

These are usually followed by vomiting, diarrhea,

rash, and decreased liver and kidney function, at which point, some people begin to bleed both internally and externally.

5

The disease kills between 25% and 90% of those infected

—about 50% on average.

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