Officials believe that it is unlikely the outbreak will spread to South Africa, but with so much travel going on across Africa it’s best to be aware of what the warning signs are.
Essentially, in its early stages Ebola presents as any other infection, the most common symptoms are:
While this might sound like the flu, these symptoms can rapidly develop into severe bleeding and other health problems. The death rate is up to 90% of the infected.
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