Ebola: Ten Shocking Things

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Early symptoms of Ebola can appear harmless — fever, headache,
aches, chills and sore throat. They could be the stuff of a
normal illness.

But as the virus progresses, victims will experience nausea and
vomiting, diarrhea, rash, chest pain and cough, weight loss and
bleeding. In some cases, organs will shut down and cause
unstoppable bleeding.

In the last stages of the disease, in a process known as a
cytokine storm, the immune system goes haywire and inflammatory
molecules called cytokines attack the body’s own tissue.
Technically, then, it’s not the virus that kills people but
instead their own immune systems ultimately turn against…

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