Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Pronounced: ee-BOWL-uh him-er-AH-gic FEE-verEn Español (Spanish Version)
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe infection. It can have a mortality rate of up to 90%. The infection can occur in humans and animals.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by the Ebola virus. The virus can pass from person to person through blood or other bodily secretions. When these fluids come in contact with skin or mucus membranes the virus can pass and cause the infection. The virus can also pass through contaminated needles.
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Last reviewedMay 2014by David L. Horn, MD, FACP
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