Friday, May 08, 2015

Ebola Found in Eye

Micrograph Image of Ebola Virus

(Atlanta, Georgia)
For the first time, Ebola has been discovered inside the eyes of a patient months after the virus was gone from his blood.

Ebola has infected more than 26,000 people since December 2013 in West Africa. Some survivors have reported eye problems but how often they occur isn't known. The virus also is thought to be able to persist in semen for several months.

The new report concerns Dr. Ian Crozier, a 43-year-old American physician diagnosed with Ebola in September while working with the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone.

He was treated at Emory University Hospital's special Ebola unit in Atlanta and released in October when Ebola was no longer detected in his blood. Two months later, he developed an inflammation and very high blood pressure in one eye, which causes swelling and potentially serious vision problems.

He returned to Emory, where ophthalmologist Dr. Steven Yeh drained some of the fluid and had it tested for Ebola. It contained the virus but tears and tissue around the outside of his eye did not.


Wireless.Phil said...

And that's not all!

5 Months After Infection, Man Spreads Ebola Via Sex
NEW YORK — May 1, 2015, 3:25 PM ET
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer

Health officials now think Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex nearly twice as long as previously believed.

Scientists thought the Ebola virus could remain in semen for about three months. But a recent case in West Africa suggests infection through sex can happen more than five months later.

Based on the case, officials are now telling male Ebola survivors to avoid unprotected sex indefinitely. They had previously advised using condoms for at least three months.

Wireless.Phil said...

These god damn doctors.

I ended up in ER because my knee went out and I fell.
Did not hit my head!

The stupid idiot doctor's acassistant forced me to have an MRI on my head even though I complained the whole time!

Afterwards I cracked the door and overheard the doctor ask, "why did you scan his head?"

The idiog assistan replies "did you see his eye?"

I developed lazy eye about 10 years ago and had been in the hospital after that whdn I did hit my head after falling on the icd.

You'd think these fools would know about lazy eye!

You'd think they would make a note of it in my records!


They assume you now have Obamacare and will run every damn test they can to scam the insurance company!

I don't have Obamacare!

I have military health care and if they don't get the bill to them within 72 hours, they don't get paid!

Screw them damn doctors!


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