[Ebola: characterization, history and cutaneous manifestations].

  title={[Ebola: characterization, history and cutaneous manifestations].},
  author={M. Kolbach and J. Carrasco-Zuber and V. Vial-Letelier},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  volume={143 11},
  • M. Kolbach, J. Carrasco-Zuber, V. Vial-Letelier
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Revista medica de Chile
  • Ebola virus (EV) is one of the most virulent human pathogens. Fruits bats are its natural reservoir, the transmission to humans is across wild animals (especially primates) and the propagation in human populations is through bodily fluid contact. The actual outbreak started in December 2013 and crossed continental borders. Up to now, there are 17,145 suspected and confirmed cases with 6,070 deaths, resulting a total case fatality rate of 35%. Clinical manifestations can be divided in 3 phases… CONTINUE READING


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