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What are the symptoms of Ebola?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The symptoms of Ebola begin two days to a few weeks after a person has been exposed to the virus. Early symptoms of Ebola may include weakness, nausea, diarrhea, fever, and muscle aches. As the person becomes sicker with the virus, symptoms may worsen to include bleeding, especially from the eyes, mouth, nose, ears, and rectum. Other symptoms can include a purplish or bleeding rash, coma, and seizures.

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