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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Last month, Russia reportedly registered two Ebola fever vaccines, which were developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and tested in cooperation with the Health and Defense ministries.
A three-day international meeting on communicable diseases has warned Africans against eating monkeys because an outbreak of the deadly Ebola fever in 2000 was traced to contact with the carcass of a monkey that had apparently died of unknown causes.
Officials at Kansai International Airport, Japan, have conducted an exercise which envisioned the arrival of travellers with Ebola fever and other serious infectious diseases.
In the current epidemic context of Ebola fever the new simplified test appears to be highly satisfactory and provides the same level of sensitivity as the standard test.
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.
A separate section of the declaration adopted by the leaders in Ufa is dedicated to the strengthening of the international system for identification and response to outbreaks of dangerous diseases, and combating Ebola fever.
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.
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.