Ebola Virus Disease | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of Ebola virus disease?

Symptoms usually appear 8 to 10 days after a person is infected with the Ebola virus. The virus cannot be spread to another person until symptoms appear.

Early symptoms can include:

  • Extreme tiredness (fatigue)
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Weakness

Later symptoms can include:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Unexplained bleeding (for example, a bloody nose, bloodshot eyes, or bloody diarrhea) or bruising

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Created: 10/14