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5 Facts you should know about

Ebola

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A viral hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates, caused by ebolaviruses

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Symptoms typically start anywhere between two days and three weeks after becoming infected with the virus

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The first symptoms are usually fever, sore throat, muscle pain, and headaches

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These are usually followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and decreased liver and kidney function, at which point, some people begin to bleed both internally and externally

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The disease kills between 25% and 90% of those infected—about 50% on average

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