Ebola

[ US /iˈboʊɫə/ ]
NOUN
  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
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  • Marburg (filovirus) Closely related to Ebola, this virus was identified in 1967 when 31 people were infected in West Germany and Yugoslavia by Ugandan green monkeys. 7 died. Outbreak Of Fear
  • Whereas people who test positive for HIV remain infected for life, people who recover from Ebola are no longer contagious and are also protected from the disease in the future. Disease-Hunting Scientist: Marta Guerra and Ebola
  • Piot, 53, originally made his name as one of the doctors who helped isolate the Ebola virus after conducting fieldwork in Zaire in 1976.
  • Since unmodified Ebola enters through, and attacks, the lungs, defective lung cells could benefit most from therapy based on this discovery.
  • Ebola is a filovirus, a type of virus about which little is known.
  • Working with a class of compounds known as antisense phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers, or PMOs, scientists first performed a series of studies with mouse and guinea pig models of Ebola to screen various chemical variations. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
  • The candidate vaccine is synthesized using modified, inactivated genes from Ebola virus.
  • Ebola and the Marburg virus are the two main categories of so-called filovirus which causes haemorrhagic fever (VHF), a disease dubbed a "slate-wiper" for its extreme lethality. The Times of India
  • The former punk declined to comment when asked about the Ebola quip last night. The Sun
  • Dot indicates significant viral outbreakEbola (filovirus) With a fatality rate of up to 90 percent, it killed hundreds in Zaire and western Sudan in 1976 and 1979. Outbreak Of Fear
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