Tuesday , June 15 2021

Liberia: The Ebola virus was found on a bat in Nimbah

The Ebola virus was found in a bat in a county Nimba in Liberia. The announcement was made Thursday by Tolbert Nijsva, Director-General of the National Institute of Public Health of Liberia (NPHIL).

Nyenswah told Monrovia that scientists from the Liberian Ministry of Health and Health NPHIL have discovered the Ebola virus in a bat.

In softening public opinion, the Director – General of the. T NPHIL says that "So far, all other bats have been tested negatively, however, the discovery is important, as researchers believe that bats can be the natural host of the Ebola virus.

Scientists have testified that no human case of Ebola is related to this discovery. They believe bats from other parts of Africa can also carry the Ebola virus.

Since the end of the 2014-2016 epidemic that has devastated West Africa, Liberia has not reported new cases of human illness that killed more than 11,000 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Ebola, a high infectious disease that is often characterized by a sudden rise in temperature, severe weakness, myalgia, headache, sore throat and death. It spreads through direct contact with the blood, secretions, organs or body fluids of infected individuals.

There is no effective treatment to treat fever from the ebola. In order to minimize the risks, it is essential to wash your hands well and to place personal protective equipment safely and safely.

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