Death Rate due to Ebolo Virus Crosses Boundaries, Here is a Few Stats About the Deadly DiseaseUma (Author) Published Date : Nov 10, 2018 15:01 IST
Ebola Virus causes deadly disease started in a small town in West Africa, mostly affecting people and also gorillas and chimpanzees. When people near a tree, where bats were flying, the faeces or Saliva of the bat may be one of the reasons for the occurrence of the disease. During the flu outbreak, out of 320 victims, 90% of those who got affected by the virus died. Even in the Bubonic plague in medieval period only 30-60% of the Europeans died but it is a record-breaking that only 10% survived.
In the places like Gabon, Uganda, Congo, South Sudan, DRC there are 24 outbreaks and more than 1500 deaths. Places like Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia had 1 outbreak with more than 11000 deaths.
Ebolo Virus 3-D Representational Structure
Bats are the reservoir for various other sister viruses to Ebola. Till now no cures have been found to treat or cure this type of virus. The West African Ebola outbreak in the year 2014 is considered the largest Ebola outbreak ever documented. Physical contact with any form of the virus should be avoided to prevent this hazardous virus disease.
The word EBOLO�s abbreviation is Every Body Only Lives Once which apparently explains the adverse effect of the disease. The critical stage of a victim affected by Ebola has never made it, despite various treatments.
Death Rate due to Ebolo Virus Crosses Boundaries, Here is a Few Stats About the Deadly Disease