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How migrant workers can avoid the deadly Ebola Virus

What is Ebola virus disease (EVD)?

Ebola is a severe, infectious often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees) caused by infection with Ebola virus. 405 more words

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Top 5 well-grounded reasons why seafarers get HIV/AIDS

Among OFWs, seafarers are reported to be the most HIV/AIDS infected group.

Why? – is a particular ‘viral’ question which researcher Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr., MPH of University of the Philippines Manila has fathomed the answers. 351 more words

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What happens in chickenpox, exactly?

What is it?

Chickenpox is a very contagious viral disease. It is known for the small, itchy blisters it causes. Other common symptoms include fever, tiredness and headache. 543 more words

What happens in yellow fever, exactly?

What is it?

Yellow fever is a viral disease. In most cases it leads to relatively mild symptoms including fever, chills, nausea, and muscle pain, and these resolve within a few days. 579 more words

What happens in dengue fever, exactly?

What is it?

Dengue fever is a disease caused by the dengue virus. It is transmitted through mosquito bite.

Symptoms begin a few days after infection, and they include a high fever, headache, vomiting, pain in muscles and joints, and a skin rash. 503 more words