He said the Ebola fever, which broke out in Gabon in central Africa in 2000, was traced to a hunting community that got into contact with a dead monkey.
Uganda was struck by Ebola fever in 2000 and the disease killed 150 people.
In an interview at the task force offices, Taniguchi, a WHO employee in Geneva, Switzerland, said he was happy to contribute to the international effort to control the Ebola fever
In honor of the creative genius that imagined Ebola fever
long before the infection was recognized, the particular strain that causes red death might be named Ebola-Poe.
An evaluation of the possibility of Ebola fever
specific prophylaxis in baboons (Papio hamadryas).
MORE than 40 people have died in an outbreak of Ebola fever
There is no effective treatment for Ebola fever
and, so far, no way to prevent it.
Uganda has previously experienced outbreaks of Ebola fever
, but the most recent outbreak was declared over in early 2008.
It is now possible to determine rapidly and with some certainty the sources of viruses causing dengue fever (16), West Nile fever (17,18), Venezuelan equine encephalitis (19), hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (20), Ebola fever
(21), and outbreaks caused by many other viruses (22).
At press time, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva has reported 137 cases of Ebola fever
and 101 deaths from this lethal virus.
However, transport isolators, the only available technical means of reliably maintaining airborne isolation in a military transport aircraft, have been successfully used for the aeromedical evacuation of patients with suspected Ebola fever
(6) and suspected (7) and proven Lassa fever (9).
We certainly need to improve the level of our laboratory services, given that the early symptoms of all these diseases- malaria, typhoid fever, Lassa fever and even Lassa and Ebola fevers
are very similar and indistinguishable.