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Friday, May 15, 2015

Turn out, the Ebola virus could also infect the eyes

The new report concerns Dr. Ian Crozier, a 43-year-old American physician diagnosed with Ebola in September while working with the World Health Organization in Kenema, Sierra Leone, has been declared cured of the disease due to the Ebola virus. He was treated at Emory University Hospital’s special Ebola unit in Atlanta and released in October when Ebola was no longer detected in his blood.

Dr. Ian Crozier, a 43-year-old 
American physician diagnosed with 
Ebola in September while working 
with the WHO in Kenema, Sierra Leone.  
(Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QE3pht)
However, less than two months later, he developed an inflammation and very high blood pressure in his left eye, which causes swelling and potentially serious vision problems. After doing research back, the Ebola virus that does not exist. However, the virus occupies the doctor's left eye, and causing tremendous pain and his eye color turned from blue into greenish.

The researchers never suspected that the deadly virus could infect a human eyeball. Although the virus infect the left eye of Dr. Crozier, the researchers did not find the virus on the surface of the eyeball, also tears out of the infected eyes, it's indicating that the virus will not spreading the disease through eye contact.
Dr Crozier's eye changed colour from blue (top) to green, then back again. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PwEpGg)
Dr. Crozier's eye health actually improved when the doctors will begin to heal the inflammation that he experienced, then the condition is called 'uveitis.' Until now, the Ebola virus impact to be studied further, since many patients who have been recovered from Ebola but suffered post-Ebola syndrome, such as pain in muscles and joints, feeling dizzy and hearing loss. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | BIGHEALTHREPORT.COM]
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