Infectious Diseases


Ebola is a highly deadly disease caused by infection with the Ebola virus. Ebola symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and bleeding from multiple orifices. Read more about how to avoid this disease here.

Ebola vaccines show lasting effect

Three experimental Ebola vaccines trigger an immune response that lasts for more than two years against the deadly disease, researchers report.

Study: Many in Ebola outbreak don't believe virus is real

A staggering one out of four people interviewed in eastern DRC last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study, while healthcare workers struggle to contain what has become the second-deadliest outbreak in history.

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