Ebola virus disease: Clinical presentation, prognosis and treatment/Maladie à virus Ebola : présentation clinique, aspects pronostiques et principes thérapeutiques
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The clinical spectrum of Ebola virus disease (EVD) ranges from very serious forms with organ failure and death within days to paucisymptomatic forms and perhaps even asymptomatic. The authors propose a focus on the clinical manifestations of EVD, on prognosis and on therapeutic aspects (excluding resuscitation). This work extracts from the literature the main data gathered during the 2014-2015 epidemic that raged in Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone. These two countries, even if they are separated by a border, are one and the same population base. The characteristics of the epidemic in Liberia have not been analyzed. The authors have treated EVD patients in the health workers treatment center of Conakry and enrich this work about their personal experience.