As you may have heard, the Ebola virus has become a concern not only for West African countries, but for European and U.S. regions as well. Research the recent update regarding the CDC response to the 2014 Ebola epidemic at http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html.
In your post give a brief overview of the epidemiology and pathogenic Ebola by addressing the following questions:
What type of organism is this disease caused by and how is it transmitted?
Who is at risk for contracting Ebola?
What steps for prevention is the CDC taking and advising?
What is the treatment?
For your second post follow the link “Latest CDC Outbreak Information” on the webpage http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html by clicking it on the right-hand side of the page. Report your findings and your reaction. Include some comparisons of health and living conditions in Africa compared to the U.S.
Use the following site from the CDC to answer these questions in one paragraph: What is a nosocomial infection? What does HAI stand for? What is MRSA? What role should medical and health personnel play in controlling MRSA? What role should you play in controlling MRSA?
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