Ebola fever definition

  • noun:
    • a severe and sometimes deadly infection in people and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) brought on by the Ebola virus; characterized by high temperature and severe internal bleeding; is spread from person-to-person; is essentially limited to Africa
    • An extremely infectious and sometimes deadly infection caused by the Ebola virus, characterised by temperature and interior bleeding, contracted through infected human body liquids.

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