Ebola Virus – The Horrifying History
Ebola is a series of life-threatening diseases which transmits from one human to another making it easier to infect the living beings around the globe. It includes a special type of fever which is known as the ‘Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever’. The Ebola produces a severe reaction inside the human body causing immense amount of pain and shivering in organs. The outbreak of this fatal disease is highlighted in the patient within 24 hours evoking a channel of disturbance such as sore throat, extreme muscle pain and unbearable headache.
The Ebola Virus Disease made its first appearance through a simultaneous outbreak in the year of 1976 which marks its official presence on the chart of some of the most horrifying syndromes that humanity has suffered in the world. The countries such as Sudan and Congo were reportedly confirmed to be infected with this overwhelming virus that affects the main organs of the body including liver and kidneys. After its transmission to the rural areas and suburbs, this life-wrenching disease was named over a river called the ‘Ebola River’.
West Africa – Ebola Outbreak Sent Ripples of Sadness:
The heart-pounding Ebola virus has triggered in the Western African countries causing as many as 4,960 deaths in 2014. The figures have all the intentions to increase as this alarming situation is prevailing from one portion of the continent to another especially in the rural areas where patients are deprived of any medical services or health reservations.
World Health Organization states that, “It is the worst Ebola outbreak in the decades when more than 4500 people have already died and the list of causalities is not stopping at all. It seems that the Western-African countries are getting overwhelmed with this devastating virus disease especially in Guinea which has contributed the most to the death toll”.
In Liberia, according to an online source from ‘Wikipedia’, the outburst of EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) was reported in the counties of Lofa and Nimba. The government decided to halt the border areas and every gateway that allowed the people to enter the region. Wikipedia claims that more than 90% of the schools and universities remained closed except for the airport. The frightened citizens remained cautious from therein and screening centers were established for maximum filtration of this fatal disease.
Analysis By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Affected Countries: 10 (Ten)
Widespread Transmission: Liberia, Guinea and Sierra.
Local Transmission: United States of America, Spain and Mali.
Total Number of Cases: 13,567.
Total Number of Deaths : 4960
“Prevention is Better Than Cure” – Creating Awareness About Ebola Virus
The Ebola is preventable as well as curable if treated with the right medicine and in timely manner. To stop this life-threatening virus which is spreading day by day to various regions of the world, we must practice the community engagement for better outbreak control.
Furthermore, it is essential to create mass awareness regarding the Ebola Virus Disease by any medium including advertisements and online campaigns to enlighten all individuals about its hap-hazard.
Make Donations for Western African Countries:
This frightening phase of time in West-Africa was not chosen on intentional basis. It means that everyone in the world is liable to become an Ebola Virus victim however by working proactively for this serious issue; we can bring a change in results.
Donate for laboratory and health services here, become a part of an Ebola free planet.
“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”
― Albert Camus