What does ebola mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  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


  1. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    The Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  2. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    The Ebola virus

  3. Ebola(ProperNoun)

    Ebola fever


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ebola in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ebola in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oyewale Tomori:

    It’s not poverty that is to blame for the weak African responses to Ebola, but bad leadership.

  2. Ousmane Drame:

    They were made fun of by the children (who) started yelling, 'Ebola. Ebola. Ebola. Africa. Africa.

  3. Patrick Robataille:

    Most people turn up at Ebola treatment centers thinking that they have Ebola, when actually they have malaria, it's a huge load on the system, as well as being a huge stress on patients and their families.

  4. Bruce Aylward:

    You don't have control of Ebola until you know where all your transmission chains are and until your cases are coming from known contact lists, you always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.

  5. Sylvia Burwell:

    As a global community, we must ensure that legitimate concerns about liability do not hold back the possibility of developing an Ebola vaccine, an essential strategy in our global response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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