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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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Understanding organ dysfunction in Ebola virus disease.
Ebola virus disease was first detected in monkeys from the Philippines that were being examined in a laboratory in Reston, Virginia of the United States in early 1990s.
Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa--No Early End to the Outbreak.
We assumed that 50% of symptomatic patients who attended CCCs/ETCs were Ebola virus-positive; on the basis of the number of Ebola virus disease cases and noncases reported in Sierra Leone, this percentage is plausible (1,13,14).
American Dental Hygienists' Association shares information to raise awareness, reduce concern about Ebola Virus Disease [press release].
Nadda re- emphasised on the importance of alertness, intensive training and capacity building of all stakeholders to be better equipped to address Ebola virus disease, and directed for sensitisation of all stakeholders involved with the passenger screening.
2014) Updated information for health professionals: Ebola virus disease (EVD).
CDC Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease (PDF).
He added that Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe acute viral illness often characterized by the sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscular pain, headache and sore throat.
She didn't have any known contact with anyone that was sick with Ebola virus disease but she did come from an area that had a reasonably large number of cases, so that's why it was thought appropriate that she go into home quarantine when she arrived here," Young said.
Given the serious nature of the Ebola virus disease and its potentially grave threat to public health and national security, we continue to believe and insist that voluntary measures and mere guidance from public health authorities are inadequate to bring this situation under control," said Sara Nelson, AFA international president.
While the outbreak is now officially over, Senegal's geographical position makes the country vulnerable to additional imported cases of Ebola virus disease.
But health officials said no one at a Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board hospital is under investigation for Ebola virus disease.
Dr Jakab, a Hungarian epidemiologist, said: "Sporadic cases of Ebola virus disease in Europe are unavoidable.
Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease has begun.