WHAT IS EBOLA
The Ebola virus belongs to the filovirus family, which includes viruses filamentous appearance characteristic. The fruit bats of the family Pteropodidae is likely the natural reservoir of the virus, but other mammals can be infected. In humans and other primates, it causes the disease Ebola, and caused several epidemics. The disease, for which there is no proven treatment, has a fatality rate of up to 90% in humans.
"Highly pathogenic" virus may be operated only within P4 laboratories (or BSL-4), designed to prevent the risk of contamination by accident or as a result of malicious acts