Ebola virus

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a filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever

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Ninety three men over the age of 18 from Freetown, Sierra Leone, provided a semen sample that was tested to detect the presence of Ebola virus genetic material.
The results yielded negative for Ebola virus disease," she said.
The Ebola virus disease, previously known as the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe illness in humans, often fatal, according to the WHO.
We used an Ebola virus transmission model to evaluate the relative benefits and risks of introducing CCCs in a situation similar to that in Western Area, an administrative division of Sierra Leone.
With DFATD~s support, Oxfam Quebec is helping to reduce and control the spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia.
He explained that there was no risk of possible exposure of the Ebola virus to either the public or to the larger CDC campus.
The delegation recommended giving commendatory certificates to doctors and staff of Allied Hospital Faisalabad for treatment of a suspected Ebola virus patient and dealing with this issue in a professional manner.
During convalescence from Ebola virus disease, persons continue to shed virus in body fluids for variable periods.
The results showed that Chung was infected with malaria parasites and negative with Ebola virus.
The Ebola virus is spread through direct contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with blood and body fluids (urine, feces, saliva, vomit and semen) of a person who is sick with Ebola, or with objects (like needles) that have been contaminated with the virus.
There were unsubstantiated reports that an individual who had contracted the Ebola virus had been admitted to the government hospital last Thursday.
ALEX SONG has called for January's Africa Cup of Nations to be scrapped because of the Ebola virus.
LAHORE -- Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Khawaja Salman Rafiq has said the Punjab government would take all possible steps for checking possible spread of Ebola virus and treatment of affected persons while the guidelines of WHO and medical experts will be implemented in this regard.
Summary: Algeria on Monday denied reports of the detection of Ebola virus cases on its territory, local media reported.