Ebola hemorrhagic fever


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Synonyms for Ebola hemorrhagic fever

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

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Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreaks in Gabon, 1994-1997: epidemiologic and health control issues.
SARS (suspected of being transmitted from animals such as civet cats and ferret badgers) and diseases strongly suspected to be common to both people and some primates (including Ebola hemorrhagic fever and simian immunodeficiency virus) are examples of those that worry many public health officials.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is one of the most virulent viral diseases, causing death in 50-90% of cases.
The fact of the matter was that Ebola hemorrhagic fever, along with Marburg and Lassa, were diseases of poverty and bad hospitals," writes Regis.
Organization of patient care during the Ebola hemorrhagic fever epidemic in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1995.
This year, the epidemic of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread at unprecedented levels.
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains, according to the Center for Disease Control.
As the number of deaths from Ebola hemorrhagic fever approached and passed the 1,000 mark, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that clinical trials of a preventative vaccine for the Ebola virus made by British pharma company GlaxoSmithKline may begin this month and be made available by 2015.
com)-- The UK Independent calls Ebola virus disease (EVD) - also referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) - "a biological doomsday device that conspires with the human body to bring death in the most gruesome fashion.
According to the World Health Organization, Ebola, formerly known as ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal viral illness for which there is no vaccine.
World Health Organization officials said at least 39 new pathogens have been identified since 1967, including HIV, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Marburg fever and severe acute respiratory syndrome.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees) that has appeared sporadically since its initial recognition in 1976.
Rapid diagnosis of Ebola hemorrhagic fever by reverse transcription-PCR in an outbreak setting and assessment of patient viral load as a predictor of outcome.