Know the real gravity of ebola and the chance of the virus to reach Brazil

Know the real gravity of ebola and the chance of the virus to reach Brazil

Disease is highly contagious being transmitted even after the death of the infected person;Democratic Republic of the Congo goes through epidemic

Ebola is transmitted by human secretions and contaminated game meatJohn Moore / Getty ImagesEbola - pronounced ebola - is a feverish hemorrhagic disease that causes general health conditions to deteriorate rapidly, according to epidemiologist Juan-Carlos Cubides of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) humanitarian organization.Little known by Brazilians, as it spreads in isolation in certain regions of the African continent, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, which faces a current epidemic, the disease is transmitted by a highly contagious virus.The epidemiologist explains that contact with an infected person's body secretions - sweat, saliva, semen, vaginal flow, and nasal secretions - or with surfaces and utensils that had contact with these secretions - clothing, bedding, bathware, cutlery and glasses - may cause the infection.Ebola even continues to be transmitted after the patient's death.“After death, the body dehydrates releasing a large stream of secretion...


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