Suspected Victims Test Negative for Congo Ebola Virus— Six people in the Democratic Republic of Congo who fell sick and were suspected to have Ebola have tested negative for the virus.
Ebola, is a disease of humans and other primates caused by Ebola viruses. Signs and symptoms typically start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus with a fever, sore throat, muscular pain, and headaches.
Then, vomiting, diarrhea and rash usually follow, along with decreased function of the liver and kidneys. At this time some people begin to bleed both internally and externally.
The disease has a high risk of death, killing between 25 and 90 percent of those infected, with an average of about 50 percent.
This is often due to low blood pressure from fluid loss, and typically follows six to sixteen days after symptoms appear. The virus spreads by direct contact with body fluids, such as blood, of an infected human or other animals.
According to investigation of The government and World Health Organization the hunters developed Ebola Virus / Ebola-like symptoms after eating an antelope that appeared to be sick when they killed it.
This symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting and bloody urine. Four of the hunters have died.
“All of the samples are negative … There is not an Ebola epidemic,” Health Minister said in an interview.
Ebola is a viral disease that has spread in West Africa (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea).Since December 2013, Ebola virus has killed 11,200 people in the places.
Ebola should be suspected only in those who could have had close contact with an Ebola patient or their body fluids. / Getty Images