Table 1: Disease trend and prevention.







Typically, 8-10 days after exposure

range from 2-21 days


Fever, chills, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal and joints pains, Headache, conjunctivitis, rash, chest pain, shortness of breath, diarrhea (could be bloody)

Hemorrhagic symptoms in 18% of cases

Contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with infected blood or body fluids, contaminated surfaces and infected bush-animals (monkeys and fruit bats).

Avoid affected area/people, travel restriction, Hand washing, PPE

Maintaining social distance

Safe disposal of the dead



May appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus

Decrease appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever or chills

Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache

New loss of taste or smell

Sore throat, congestion or runny nose, diarrhea

Person-to-person contact within about 6 feet, respiratory droplets, touching contaminated surfaces or objects or spread by people who are not showing symptoms.



Maintain good social distancing

Frequent hand washing

Frequent disinfection of surfaces

Cover mouth and nose with face covering