• Ebola Virus Infection is associated with a mortality rate of 10%-50%.
  • One year of treatment and supportive care is necessary for a full recovery.
  • Epidemic in 2014 that spread from West Africa to the United States, Guinea, Sierra Leone
  • The 2014 epidemic resulted in nearly 12,000 deaths.
  • How many strains of the ebola virus are there and who do they affect?
  • Where did the virus originate?
  • What structures are not affected by ebola virus disease.
  • Is ebola treatable with antivirus medications? What are other treatment options?