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Ebola virus disease

/iːˈbəʊlə/
noun
1.
a severe infectious disease characterized by fever, vomiting, and internal bleeding Compare Marburg disease
Word Origin
C20: named after the Ebola river, N Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), where an outbreak occurred in 1976
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