Ebola virus disease


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Ebola virus disease

(iːˈbəʊlə)
n
(Pathology) a severe infectious disease characterized by fever, vomiting, and internal bleeding. Compare Marburg disease
[C20: named after the Ebola river, N Democratic Republic of Congo, where an outbreak occurred in 1976]
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