Home > Medical > Infectious Diseases > Ebola 18 July 2019 WATCH: How Ebola attacks the body How the deadly Ebola virus attacks the body. 0 A highly deadly disease caused by infection with the Ebola virus. Ebola symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and bleeding from multiple orifices. Related articles WHO declares DRC Ebola outbreak a 'global health emergency' A panel of World Health Organization experts has declared the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a global health emergency. Why do half of the Ebola outbreaks go 'undetected'? Because Ebola is so rare and predominantly confined to remote rural areas of central and western Africa, scientists believe many patients are never diagnosed or are misdiagnosed. Ebola survivors continue to suffer years after recovery Researchers found that Ebola survivors were more likely to have increased urinary frequency, headaches, fatigue, as well as neurological and musculoskeletal problems.