Ebola virus: Ancient virus on a recent outbreak | Abstract

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Ebola virus: Ancient virus on a recent outbreak

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Ebola virus a very old virus, in reference with the WHO bulletin in 1978 the first cases of ebola virus were reported in 1976 in Zaire, as per the reports 280 deaths and 38 serologically confirmed survivors were recorded. The first onset of symptoms were observed in 5 days after receiving an injection of chloroquine for presumptive malaria, the patient actually had a reoccurrence of his malaria symptoms and was treated for so at yambuku Mission Hospital. Within one week several other patients who received injection for the treatment at YMH also suffered from Ebola hemorrhagic fever, and all the cases which were reported had received injection at the hospital or had close contact with the affected person.

Ravalli Remella, Amala Reddy Japa and Sushma Bottu

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