Ebola survivors likely to become disabled after a year

Ebola survivors need long-term rehabilitation to keep them from getting disabled, after they recover from illness. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

Scientists from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Liverpool assessed disability among Ebola survivors, 12 months after they were discharged from a hospital in Sierra Leone. The researchers assessed vision, hearing, mobility, self-care, communication and cognition.

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