The Ebola virus causes an acute, serious illness which is often fatal if untreated. . The most severely affected countries are: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. These country have very weak health systems, lacking human and infrastructural resources..
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The Ebola virus causes an acute serious illness which is often fatal if untreated The most severely affected countries are Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia These country have very weak health systems lacking human and infrastructural resources ID: 515941 Download Presentation
2014 Ebola Virus Outbreak What is a Virus? Viruses are microscopic particles (10 – 400 nm). Viruses are made of genetic material (DNA or RNA) surrounded by a protein coating and sometimes an outer layer containing lipids.
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Type of Disease:. The . Ebola virus is classified under the Filovirus family. . There . are also four types of the Ebola virus: Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan, Ebola-Ivory Coast(Tai), and Ebola-Reston.. Description of Disease:.
The Dallas Fire-Rescue Experience. Louie Bright, III. Fire Chief. Dallas Fire-Rescue Department. 1. Background. First Africa outbreak in 1976. WHO reports 24 previous outbreaks. Current African outbreak involves the Ebola-Zaire strain .
Jeffrey Hoogheem. Texas Department of State Health Services. Introduction. The 2014 Ebola incident was historic and unlike anything we have faced before. Many of the challenges were not unique to Dallas or the state of Texas.
Current . S. tatus and Future Prospects. William Schaffner, MD. Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Consultant, Communicable Disease Control.