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.
Every throb of his heart, almost every evolution of his brain, found an echo in me.
It is the pulse of the people of England, responding in the faint distance to the throb of victory.
He wished to open his spirit to the feeling and throb of the living world.
When the distant noise died away all was very quiet but for the throb of falling water.
Little by little his pulses quieted, his temples ceased to throb.
Ellen knew at once, with a throb of sympathy and shame, that Abby did love some one.
She was all his, and he was certain to know every thought of her mind and every throb of her heart.
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.