Just in case you really wanted to know about Ebola, here’s a great post.
This is a reblog from dtolar, who is a registered nurse in infectious diseases.
The disturbing parts are the painful and disgusting consequences, such as bleeding from every orifice, including your eyes. The last unsettling part was that Ebola starts because people eat bats. That’s just bat-sh*t crazy.
So a few months ago the country was enthralled with the idea of a few patients, infected with the Ebola virus, coming to the United States. Up until this point, we had been safe from Ebola due to the fact that bats can’t fly over the Atlantic. Some people were completely indifferent, while others had seen Outbreak one too many times. Most were a healthy mix, somewhere in between, but what bothered me the most was both the lack of education and the poor information that was spreading more virulently than the virus could ever hope to.
First, I want to stress that I am a nurse, not a virologist, and hopefully throughout my post you will see that I am not pretending to be one. I have a Bachelor’s in Nursing and am currently a graduate student. I have worked extensively with Infectious Disease Specialists. I have been exposed…
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