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Thousands Of Ebola Survivors Face Severe Pain, Possible Blindness

Written by: | news@biospace.com | Dated: Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Thousands of West Africans who were infected with the Ebola virus but survived it are suffering chronic conditions such as serious joint pain and eye inflammation that can lead to blindness, global health experts said on Friday.

Ebola survivors who fought off the most severe bouts of infection are the most likely to suffer ongoing medical problems, World Health Organization experts said, and their health is becoming “an emergency within an emergency.”

 


Source: BioSpace Featured Stories

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