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 the origins and different strains of this deadly virus and how previous outbreaks have been controlled.

WATCH: The body bag that saves lives

It's designed to help combat the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola outbreak – where bodies need to be sealed and buried as quickly as possible, to stop the spread of infection.

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