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1

What was the natural host for Ebola

African fruit bats

2

What was the transmission of Ebola

Contact through bodily fluids

3

What was the incubation period for Ebola

2–21 days

4

What was the pathogenesis of Ebola

Goes into blood cells and attacks cells of blood vessels

5

What were the symptoms of Ebola

Black stool, bleeding inside, diarrhea, vomiting, fever, headache, bloody nose & gums, vital organs failing, fatigue, abdominal pain

6

What was the Standard treatment for Ebola

Pain relief and supportive control

7

What was the experimental treatment for Ebola

Zmapp

8

What was the survival and prevention of spread

Isolation and contacts monitor

9

Who was the index case

A two-year-old in Africa

10

What would happen if Ebola mutated to an airborne transmission

50 to 90% mortality globally

11

What was the cause of Ebola

Virus