Ebola in the News

The US has been in a scare-mode because of Ebola virus. You have colleagues at work who are concerned as well. As a microbiology student, you want to educate your colleagues about this virus. Some questions they ask are: What type of virus is Ebola? What are the early signs of infection? Why is it called a hemorrhagic virus? How do people get infected? Do I have a need to be concerned? In 250-500 words, briefly respond to your colleagues questions and comment on 3 of your classmates responses.