Ebola Virus : Questions and Answers
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports more than 2,400 confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola in the countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone as of Aug. 20. More than 1,300 people have died in the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded.
On Aug. 8, the WHO declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be a “public health emergency of international concern.” It said “a coordinated international response is deemed essential to stop and reverse the international spread” of the virus.
Q. How deadly is Ebola?
Q. What are the symptoms?