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Ebola – the most serious health challenge of modern times

The Ebola virus of the Filoviridae family causes haemorrhagic fever in humans called Ebola virus disease (EVD) or Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF). According to its places of occurrence, five subtypes of disease have been distinguished. EVD is transmitted by blood

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Acute mountain sickness

Each year millions of people travel to high altitude regions, i.e. 2500 metres above sea level to explore beautiful places or to realise to accomplish their mountaineering passions. Such high altitudes can induce health-related problems, called acute mountain sickness (AMS).

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