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  1. Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Ebola fever, Ebola(noun)

    a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa

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  1. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    The Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  2. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    The Ebola virus

  3. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    Ebola fever

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  1. Ebola

    Ebola virus disease or Ebola hemorrhagic fever is the human disease which may be caused by any of four of the five known ebola viruses. These four viruses are: Bundibugyo virus, Ebola virus, Sudan virus, and Taï Forest virus. EVD is a viral hemorrhagic fever, and is clinically nearly indistinguishable from Marburg virus disease. The name comes from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where it was first found.

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