Ebola

Etiology

  • Virus spread via close human contact
  • Bats as reservoir

Risk Factors

  • Travel to West Africa or exposure to someone at risk
  • Spread via contact w/body fluids of infected person

Symptoms

  • High fever
  • Fatigue
  • Aches→ 0-3d
  • Epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Arthralgias
  • Myalgias
  • Sorethroat
  • Chest pain
  • Headaches
  • Delirium
  • Severe illness
  • Shock
  • Incubation of up to 3w
  • Vomiting, diarrhea
  • Conjunctival injection→ 3-10d
  • GI hemorrhage or other complications
  • Death or recovery→ 7-12d

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