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Volume 22, Number 4—April 2016

Post-Ebola Syndrome, Sierra Leone

Janet T. ScottComments to Author , Foday R. Sesay, Thomas A. Massaquoi, Baimba R. Idriss, Foday Sahr, and Malcolm G. Semple
Author affiliations: University of Liverpool Institute of Translational Medicine & NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Liverpool, UK (J.T. Scott, M.G. Semple); 34th Regimental Military Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone (F.R. Sesay, T.A. Massaquoi, B.R. Idriss, F. Sahr)

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Table 5

Post-Ebola complaints other than headache, musculoskeletal pain, or ocular problems among 44 survivors, Sierra Leone

Complaint No. (%; 95% CI, %)
Cough 5 (11; 4–25)
Abdominal pain 4 (9; 3–22)
Chest pain 4 (9; 3–22)
Itching 4 (9; 3–22)
Insomnia 3 (7; 1–19)
Fever 3 (7; 1–19)
Loss of appetite 3 (7; 1–19)
Labored speech 2 (5; 1–15)
Epigastric pain 2 (5; 1–15)
Rash 2 (5; 1–5)
Other* 1 (2; 0–12)

*Weight loss, hiccups, increased appetite, chest pain, sneezing, diarrhea, vomiting, left sided weakness with facial nerve palsy, breathlessness, rash, dry flaky skin, earache, fever blister/cold sore, left scrotal swelling, nasal congestion, tremors.

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