Ebola Treatment
Oct14

Ebola Treatment

Chapter 1. The Ebola Virus Disease Ebola is a rare, deadly virus that causes profuse internal and external bleeding. This virus spreads through the body, damaging our immune system, organs, arteries, and mucosal surfaces. In the end, it results in decreased levels of blood-clotting cells, shock, respiratory distress, organ failure, and ultimately death. Ebola does not spread as rapidly as more common viruses like colds, influenza, or...

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Ebola Facts – Top Things To Know
Oct13

Ebola Facts – Top Things To Know

Chapter 1. There are five different species of the Ebola virus: Zaire, Bundibugyo, Sudan, Reston, Taï Forest 1) But only four have caused the disease in humans   Chapter 2. The incubation time (time from infection to onset of symptoms) is 2-21 days. 1) Patients are not contagious until they begin to show symptoms   Chapter 3. The first human outbreak occurred in 1976.   Chapter 4. Early care, re-hydration, and treatment...

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Ebola Symptoms
Oct12

Ebola Symptoms

The Ebola virus disease, also know as the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a disease spread primarily between humans, non-human primates, and other mammals which can have disastrous and deadly effects. Symptoms experienced at the onset will be hard to distinguish from the common flu but in later stages can progress into hemorrhaging — bleeding; internal and external — followed by organ failure, and ultimately death. With such...

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The Ultimate Ebola Preparedness Guide
Oct19

The Ultimate Ebola Preparedness Guide

The Ebola Preparedness Guide helps you prepare for an Ebola outbreak and protect yourself from the Ebola virus. Build a kit with the recommended supplies.

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N95 vs P95 vs R95 Masks – What’s the difference between these respirators?
Oct17

N95 vs P95 vs R95 Masks – What’s the difference between these respirators?

There are a lot of different facepiece respirators available. If you’re like most people, you’ll be confused if you find these other masks and won’t be sure which to buy. Respirators are designated by a letter and number. NIOSH standards define these categories of filters: N95, N99, N100, R95, R99, R100, P95, P99, and P100. Chapter 1. Respirator Letter Designation The letter refers to the mask’s resistance to...

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