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Noun: Ebola
  1. A severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
    - Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Ebola fever

Type of: haemorrhagic fever [Brit, Cdn], hemorrhagic fever [N. Amer], VHF, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever

Encyclopedia: Ebola