Teresa began to have fever on September 29 and 30 attended the primary care physician. For several days it took paracetamol. In daily tenths reviews have said but did not reach 38.6 ° C marking the protocol to consider Ebola. Conversation with the first Ebola infected person outside Africa
In the interview published by the newspaper El Mundo, the nursing assistant ensures that all protocols followed, did nothing unusual and has no idea how he could catch it.
Meanwhile her husband says she was especially at home the week before going to the hospital and helping people claim that Madrid do not sacrifice your dog Escalibur, found at home.
The nursing assistant is receiving serum sister Patience, nun, missionary friend Miguel Pajares, who overcame the disease and has donated his blood to help other patients Ebola.
Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States recalls some basics about Ebola:
- During patient care Ebola, control the balance of fluids and electrolytes is essential for survival.
- Ebola is transmitted by direct contact with a sick person, their body fluids or has died from the disease. The virus is not spread through the air.
- Most viruses can not easily change the mode of spread, because to do a large genetic change is required and Ebola virus has a high genetic stability.
- The virus samples taken in the first outbreak and taken recently are similar in about 99.5%, which indicates that in the 50 years since its discovery rate of genetic modification is much lower than many other viruses.