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The Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Ebola Hemorrhagic fever is a severe generally fatal disease that attacks both humans and primates It starts out with common symptoms that turn lethal in a matter of days Outbreaks are fairly rare but when they do occur the eppidemic is devistating and leaves a trail of death in its wake Introduction The Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever commonly known as Ebola is one of the most devistating diseases in the world It is uncurable and there is no vaccine to prevent it Allthough little is known about the disease there have been several recent breakthroughs in understanding how the virus attacks It works in two ways one by crippling the bodies front line immune systems then attacking the bodies blood vessels and using the cells that line the veins as its host to create more of the virus This attack on the blood vessels leave them weakend which in turn leads to the massive hemoraging that is the cause of death in ebola victims The Ebola virus is an RNA virus contained in the family known as filoviruses Under an electron microscope they have the appearance of being long thread-like filaments Discussion Ebola is a great mystery to the scientists that study it Its source is unknown there is no cure or vaccine there is no specific treatment nor is there an early method of detection Victims of the virus start out with common symptoms of sore throat headache muscle pain dry skin and red itchy eyes These symptoms could be linked to a myriad of other causes making early detection of the virus almost impossible Within days the viruss victim begins to vomit blood and bleed profusely The bleeding occurs both internally and externally genearally from the nose eyes and gums The mortality rate is anywhere between 70 to 90 and those
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