Ebola Survivors Can Trigger Outbreaks Years After Infection:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   Context: Ebola survivors can relapse and trigger outbreaks at least five years after infection, and long-term follow-up of former patients is needed to prevent devastating flare-ups, according to new research. The study notes that these “virus reservoirs” appear able to awaken and cause new infections and …

Ebola

Topics Covered: Issues related to Health. Ebola: Context: A new case of Ebola was diagnosed in Democratic Republic of Congo recently. Background: Following an outbreak in June 2020, the region was declared Ebola-free in November after no new cases were reported in more than 48 days. What you need to know about Ebola? Ebola virus disease …