Ebola

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  • noun

Synonyms for Ebola

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

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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the Ebola virus disease, formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, as "a severe, often fatal illness" and "one of the world's most virulent diseases.
The most recent outbreaks of Ebola haemorrhagic fever were reported from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda in 2012.
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is helping Ugandan authorities to investigate a case of Ebola haemorrhagic fever which killed a 12-year-old girl in the East African nation earlier this month.
Ebola haemorrhagic fever kills 90 per cent of victims who bleed in the mouth and rectum.
The lab is, however, not authorised to handle highly pathogenic agents such as the virus that causes Ebola haemorrhagic fever, which are handled at facilities with bio safety lavel four.
The World Health Organization's (WHO's) latest update on the recent Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak in Sudan reports that Yambio County health authorities have reassessed the number of cases, revised now to a total of 17 with seven deaths.