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New strains of Ebola dey commot because e dey mutate – Physician


One Public Health Physician, Prof. Adebayo Onajole don tok say new variants of Ebola wey different countries dey report na because say di virus dey mutate as e dey try to survive inside di human Host.

Di Nigeria Centre for Disease Control been release statement on Wednesday say dem don do assessment on how di Sudan strain of the Ebola Virus Disease wey Uganda don confam go affect is if e enter naija.

Experts yan say Ebola get five species and na four dey cause disease for humans: Ebola virus (Zaire ebolavirus); Sudan virus (Sudan ebolavirus); Taï Forest virus (Taï Forest ebolavirus, formerly Côte d’Ivoire ebolavirus); and Bundibugyo virus (Bundibugyo ebolavirus).

Study wey dey inside di Journal for Infectious Diseases also show say human mortality wey di Zaire strains of Ebola virus cause na 90 per cent and di one wey Sudan Strain cause na 55 per cent to 65 per cent.

Prof. Onajole wey be epidemiologist yan say if di vaccine dey available, dem go fit use am fight even di new strains for di virus.


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