No, it is not Ebola, though the throb of coverage would have it seem so.
He held on grimly, crushing the life out of the slender writhing form until it ceased to quiver and throb, and hung limp.
But later on she was a little ashamed of that throb of transient joy.
It is the pulse of the people of England, responding in the faint distance to the throb of victory.
Her head began to throb, and she felt as if her body were an ache personified.
When the distant noise died away all was very quiet but for the throb of falling water.
At the same moment I became aware of the throb of an approaching motor.
Ellen knew at once, with a throb of sympathy and shame, that Abby did love some one.
For days after I met you, something seemed to throb in my veins.
The soft wind was blowing down river, but it did not bring with it the throb of a steamer's screw which he half expected to hear.
mid-14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps meant to represent in sound the pulsation of arteries and veins or the heart. Related: Throbbed; throbbing. The noun is first attested 1570s.
v. throbbed, throb·bing, throbs
To beat rapidly or perceptibly, such as occurs in the heart or a constricted blood vessel. n.
A strong or rapid beat; a pulsation.