Dr George Christos

covid19 & other Infectious diseases

Tag: ebola

  • EBOLA outbreak in Uganda: 29 dead in last 2 weeks

    EBOLA outbreak in Uganda: 29 dead in last 2 weeks

    Don’t worry there is no vaccine for this so we will not have worry the politician playing God this time around. There is no cure for Ebola, there is no vaccine and the case fatality rate is about 50% plus, so you will die or regret surviving. This is serious stuff. Forget about McGowan and…

  • First deaths from monkeypox reported. 5 dead ??

    First deaths from monkeypox reported. 5 dead ??

    While the numbers of monkeypox infections have been growing steadily, their doubling time has extended a bit too. It doubles every 12 days or so now. When it first appeared in was doubling every 3 or 4 days but quarantine, isolation, knowledge about spread and symptoms, and use of some drugs has slowed it down.…

  • Malburg cases in Ghana. CFR 90%

    Malburg cases in Ghana. CFR 90%

    The Malburg virus, which is in the ebole family. These are marked by┬ásevere bleeding (haemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death.┬áThese viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. As noted above, Malburg recently flared up in Guinea in Africa. It has a case fatality rate (CFR) or death rate…