Ebola virus disease and children

V.S. Andrоukh, V.N. Andrоukh, M.V. Slobodian


Ebola virus disease — natural focal, extremely dangerous infection with severe course characterized by fever, hemorrhagic syndrome and multiple damage to vital organs and body systems. The article describes the epidemiological situation related with the registration of cases, provides the characteristics of the pathogen, mechanisms of development, peculiarities of disease in children. Methods of the treatment and prevention of this disease are described from the modern point of view.


Ebola virus disease; etiology; pathogenesis; clinical picture; follow-up; children


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