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What are the worst symptoms of Ebola?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
When Ebola progresses, you get dehydrated because of vomiting and diarrhea. That can lead to what we call multi-system organ failure: your kidney, liver and other organs start to shut down. As a result, your body also stops producing blood-clotting factors, putting you at risk of serious bleeding from even minor traumas. This is why supportive care is so important, as it provides the necessary fluids to keep your organs functioning. 

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