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Facts about the Ebola Virus

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In August 2014 the CDC issued their highest emergency alert to respond to the Ebola Virus outbreak. Here's a 3D visualization of what the virus looks like. For more awesome animations visit us and see what we can do for you. www.elarasystems.com A hemorrhagic fever outbreak in 1976 near the Ebola River in the Congo carried one of the highest fatality rates of any human virus. Roughly 90% of the people infected died from the virus. By comparison, the Spanish Flu of 1918 had a fatality rate of less than 3%. Ebola usually begins suddenly with flu-like symptoms such as fatigue, fever, headaches, abdominal pain and vomiting. Subcutaneous bleeding along with impaired blood clotting can ultimately result in death. It is believed that the virus was initially transmitted to humans by contact with an infected animal.