The Ebola Virus is very deadly and it kills most people who become infected with it. Currently the mortality rate stands at anywhere from 60% – 90% depending on the area.
If the virus is detected early enough there is hope for survival. The important thing is to recognize the signs and symptoms of the Ebola Virus when they start.
Ebola Virus Symptoms: Early Stages
- sore throat
Ebola Virus Symptoms: Later Stages
- chronic abdominal pain
- muscle aches
- skin rashes
- bleeding from the eyes
Ebola Virus Symptoms: Final Stages
- blood clots and hemorrhaging
- organ failure
- hemorrhaging fever
By the time Ebola victims start experiencing the onset of the symptoms of the disease they are already contagious and can spread Ebola to other people. The incubation period varies with a wide range of anywhere from two days to three weeks. If you think you are experiencing the symptoms of the Ebola Virus you should get checked out immediately. Unfortunately, many people who have died from Ebola have ignored the early symptoms since they are so similar to the symptoms of the common cold.