Ebola fever

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Synonyms for Ebola fever

a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus

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He said the Ebola fever, which broke out in Gabon in central Africa in 2000, was traced to a hunting community that got into contact with a dead monkey.
Officials at Kansai International Airport, Japan, have conducted an exercise which envisioned the arrival of travellers with Ebola fever and other serious infectious diseases.
A Japanese national, Kiyosu Taniguchi, 40, has joined a group of international experts in an effort to contain an outbreak of Ebola fever in Gulu district, northern Uganda.
The new legislation will go into effect in April 1999 and covers all infectious diseases, including AIDS and Ebola fever.
The second is Plague, as the world AIDS epidemic reveals biological pathways open for the invasion of other nightmare ailments, from penicillin-resistant TB to Ebola fever.
Chief State Sanitary Physician of the Russian Federation Anna Popova made a report on a contribution of BRICS countries to ensure global health safety and told to Civil BRICS forum participants about contemporary issues, caused by infectious threats, including topical issues on control of Ebola fever and prevention of new coronavirus spreading.
Ebola fever can fell its victims within days, causing severe muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhoea and--in some cases--unstoppable internal and external bleeding.
AN ACTION plan for dealing with cases of Ebola fever will be activated if it is needed and the public should not worry the health ministry said on Wednesday.
Profuse bleeding at the pores" and "scarlet stains upon the body and face" of infected persons resemble the petechiae, ecchymoses, and mucous membrane hemorrhages found in half or more of Ebola fever patients.
It would hardly be surprising but then my mind had gone through the range of possible diseases from heartburn to Ebola fever whilst briefly flirting with legionnaires' disease.
Ebola fever had broken out not far away, and they had the opportunity to leave the district, but decided not to, even when the doctor in charge of a hospital had contracted the disease and died.
Unlike people who've bested viral diseases such as smallpox and measles, survivors of Ebola fever don't have many antibodies against the virus in their blood, and the few they have seem ineffective.
Uganda has previously experienced outbreaks of Ebola fever, but the most recent outbreak was declared over in early 2008.
An evaluation of the possibility of Ebola fever specific prophylaxis in baboons (Papio hamadryas).
MORE than 40 people have died in an outbreak of Ebola fever in Uganda.