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Transcript of EBOLA
According to the WHO reports, on an average,
80% of the people infected with this virus do die.
Their death is usually due to a drop in their blood pressure and failure of organs.
How can it be prevented?
According to Dr Ratan, ‘
There aren’t any vaccinations available as of now, so basic hygiene is of importance and a must be followed in order to prevent the onset of the condition.
Simple activities like washing your hands well, drinking water from a clean source, maintaining general hygiene and cooking your meat well,
People should avoid crowded places, or those that are known to have an outbreak.
If they notice any early symptoms, they should visit a doctor immediately.’
Ebola reached Karnataka unfortunately
How is it transmitted? What are its causes?
• Coming into contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of an infected person.
• Healthcare workers may contract the disease through transmission as well through contact with infected bodily fluids.
• Handling the meat from infected animals.
• Contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person who has passed away.
What are the early symptoms?
Vomiting and stomach pain.
Pain in the lower back
Arthritis like pain all over the body
A sore throat.
What is it?
The Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe condition caused by a virus from the Filoviridae family. Known to be a condition that is transmitted from animals to humans, this virus spreads through direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person or animal.
Who is most likely to get infected?
Migratory populations are most likely to get infected and transmit the virus.
Hospital acquired infection and is commonly transmitted to hospital staff.
High risk individuals include diabetics, immune compromised patients, patients with kidney and liver failure and HIV infected people.’
Health workers have frequently been exposed to the virus when caring for Ebola patients.
How is it diagnosed?
Doctor will be able to diagnose the condition with the symptoms alone
Tests like CBC (Complete Blood Count )
Viral antigen testing
Liver function test.
The spread of the Ebola virus in the coastal Karnataka region of Mangalore.
According to the district authorities, procedures have been put in place to monitor and check for the Ebola virus among people returning to Mangalore from West African countries
Bleeding from the mouth,, nose and ears.
Increased sensitivity to pain on the skin,
Genital swelling Conjunctivitis
Rashes all over the body,
Reddening of the roof of the mouth.
Death rate 90%
Illness affects humans and non humans primates(Monkeys Gorillas Chimpanzees)
Ebola first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks, one village near the Ebola river in the Democratic republic of congo, and the other in a remote area of Sudan
Eat tulsi leaves to safeguard yourself from this virus.
Tulsi leaves are good for the human immune system so this is a precaution to save you from the ebola virus.
Use hot water to take your bath in the morning.
Do the same when you want to drink water.
To study and analyze the problem of Ebola deadly disease
Identify cause and effects
What are the measures to be taken
Ebola Virus In India
Ebola is in India, With the disease taking lives and the danger of it in India has been giving many sleepless nights.
However, the country and Health ministry has taken some precaution to prevent the deadly disease from spreading in India.
Health Minister of India, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has assured of the following steps to be implemented so that the country does not have face a disaster.
Ebola Virus Treatment
In accordance with the protocol, state governments have identified hospitals and isolation wards for Ebola treatment.
Training of doctors for the disease is also being organized by the Health Ministry from October 19 to October 21 in Delhi which will also includes demonstrations and mock drills.
What we did?
We Form a Health Club, Through Health Club We Organized Campaign in School Campus.
We Organized Guest Speaker to talk about on Ebola Virus.
We Created Posters & Pom plates & We Distributed to Children to create Awareness about Ebola Deadly disease.
Threat to Humanity
A 26-year-old Indian who was treated and cured of Ebola virus disease in Liberia has been quarantined at the Delhi airport's health facility after having tested positive twice.
All though his blood samples were repeatedly found free of the disease, the deadly virus showed up in his semen.
The man is under observation at the isolation ward of IGI Airport's health facility.
Ebola in Delhi
Blood based therapy
may treat Ebola
Survivors of Ebola carry antibodies that might be used to save the lives of those infected with the deadly virus.
While there are no drugs available to treat Ebola, the new approach involves tranfusing patience with blood plasma donated by survivors.
According to World Health Organisation, as of December 20 , 19,340 people were infected with the deadly virus in Guinea.