the disease started in west Africa. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission Early supportive care with re-hydration, symptomatic treatment improves survival. There is as yet no licensed treatment proven to neutralize the virus but a range of blood, immunological and drug therapies are under development.
ebola spreads Between people, ebola disease spreads only by direct contact with the blood or body fluids of a person who has developed symptoms of the disease. Body fluids that may contain ebola viruses include saliva, mucus, vomit, feces, sweat, tears.
it is hot dry doesn't have good sanitation and very few doctors. with the climate of africa is a range of climates such as the equatorial , the tropical wet and dry climate the tropical monsoon climate, the semiarid climate, the desert and others. Temperate climate remain rare through the continent except at very high elevations and along the fringes.
it could affect a country's government by the government would have to spend thousands of dollars on curing the disease. and if they didn't cure the disease the government would be blamed for all the disease and troubles. and would have to pay fines and try to find research.
it would affect the economy by many of people would die and the population would die and many of the taxpayers wouldnt be able to pay because there dead and people wouldnt want to go there because they would catch the disease.
it could affect culture by has had a large effect on the culture of most of the West African countries. Many West African communities have a distrust in western and modern medicine, and rely on traditional healers and witch doctors who use herbal remedies, massage, chant, and witchcraft to cure just about any ailment. Some cultures have a traditional solidarity of standing by the sick, which is contrary to the safe care of an Ebola patient