The dreaded Ebola virus hits Nigeria these past few weeks, after a Liberian died last Friday. Reports say that the victim had suddenly collapsed upon his arrival in the said megacity of Lagos. This was according to the health minister of the said country. A top health official of Nigeria said that the man was taken to the hospital from the airport. As a result, the health minister of Nigeria has said that all ports of entry at the moment are currently on a red alert status immediately after the said incident had shocked the country without a warning.

This is what happens if a person is infected with an Ebola virus.

This is what happens if a person is infected with an Ebola virus.

Thus, most of its citizens are being closely monitored because there might be some people who could be severely affected by the said life-threatening virus. Meanwhile, there were also reports that there was a man who died while he was under quarantine. It was also reported that the latest casualty of Ebola virus was not allowed to roam around the city, while he was under the process of quarantine.

Ebola is one of the world’s deadliest diseases in world history. Over the years, it has killed more than 600 people after it was first discovered. According to health experts across the world, it had even reached as far as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The subsequent paragraphs will let you to know more about the said virus in brief.

Ebola virus was first heard during the early days of the ’90 s decade. Its first devastating attack was in Kikwit, Zaire which claimed the lives of not more than 300 people. Medically, it has five strains which are scientifically involved at the onset of the said inevitable virus of the world. These are: Bundibugyo, Ivory Coast, Reston, Sudan and Zaire. Thus, it can be transmitted through the body fluids of an infected animal. Among its prominent signs and symptoms are chills, low back pain, headaches, fatigue and diarrhea.

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