Ebola Virus Disease – The symptoms and Virus Contagion transmission in Humans
The Ebola Virus disease is caused by the Ebola virus. It is an acute and serious which is fatal and untreated able condition found in human and animals. It is usually transferred from animals to human and transmitted from human to human in the population.
How human get Ebola Virus?
It is also known as Ebola hemorrhagic disease found in Africa and under developing 3rd world regions. It is transmitted in humans through blood, secretions, organs and body fluids infected animals such as rats, monkey, chimpanzees, or porcupine ill or dead in the forest.
Health care worker usually gets infected because of direct encounter with infected patients. It is believed that fruits bats coming from rain forest are the natural carrier of EVD. The virus is dead which is transmitted in any way get activated once it found new hosts like the human body. People remain infected as long as their bloodstream have this virus.
The Symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease/Ebola Hemorrhagic Disease
The incubation period of the virus is 21 days that include the time when the infection is transmitted to the body till activation and onset of the symptoms.
There are a few sudden symptoms that include,
• Sore throat
• Muscular pain
• And weakness
In later stages the symptoms get worst which includes;
• Stomach pain,
• Skin Rashes
• Impaired kidney functions
• Impaired liver functions
• Low white blood cells count and platelets count
• Elevated liver enzyme
• A bleeding nose, unexplained burses, blood in eyes, blood in the urine
The person becomes contagious when early symptoms start. Some patients might also experience chest pain, digestive, trouble swallowing and breathing and hiccups.
The Patients suffering from the worst conditions of Ebola Virus Disease need supportive care and like rehydration via oral fluids and interventions fluid. There is no proven treatment available for Ebola Virus Disease but blood products, immune therapy and some drugs are used for treatment.
The Ebola virus infection may be highly contagious. The patient becomes contagious in like when the fever appears the person till he dies. The dead body is also contagious until barrel.