Ebola virus disease
/ (iːˈbəʊlə) /
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a severe infectious disease characterized by fever, vomiting, and internal bleedingCompare Marburg disease
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for Ebola virus disease
C20: named after the Ebola river, N Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), where an outbreak occurred in 1976
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