Everything about Ebola ; Is India Prepared?

ebola virus disease
Ebola is a virus which causes the deadly disease named as the Ebola  Virus Disease (EVD). It has rapidly became one of the most dangerous emerging disease in the world. The disease is a type of haemorrhagic illness which is usually fatal if left untreated.

Ebola virus was first detected in the world in 1976 and since then the number of cases and the fatality rate associated with the disease has been on the rise. The most recent of the outbreak occurred in Guinea in 2013 and has spread to many countries including the Middle East. By the end of September 2014, there were around 7192 EVD cases and 3286 deaths. The case fatality rate of the disease has been reported to be near a whopping 90%. This means that in a group of 100 persons suffering from the disease, 90 persons will eventually die.

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