ebola ebola  /i ˈboʊ lə/


  • (n) 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


  • Ebola; CDC Ebola Factsheet General information and frequently asked questions about the ebola virus.


  1. From hot springs to HIV, same protein complexes are hijacked to promote viruses

    Biologists have discovered a striking connection between viruses such as HIV and Ebola and viruses that infect organisms called archaea that grow in volcanic hot springs. Despite the huge difference in environments and a 2 billion year evolutionary time span between archaea and humans, the viruses hijack the same set of proteins to break out of infected cells.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Congo: Land of beauty, misery

    If the Congo conjures images of dripping jungles inhabited by gorillas, warlords and the ebola virus, you're getting only a tiny part of the picture.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. $18 million to study deadly secrets of flu, Ebola, West Nile viruses

    ( University of Wisconsin-Madison ) In an effort to sort out why some viruses such as influenza, Ebola and West Nile are so lethal, a team of US researchers plans a comprehensive effort to model how humans respond to these viral pathogens.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "This is like ebola. When you realise you have it you have to cut your leg off in order to survive," said Gurría.
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: José Ángel Gurría Source: The Guardian

  2. Warning that "HIV, Ebola, SARS and avian influenza will not be the last bad surprises delivered by the ever-changing microbial world," Dr Chan said the global outbreak alert and response mechanisms already in place were not enough to prevent a...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Margaret Chan Source: The Muslim News

  3. "A top scientist for the United Nations, who has examined the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, as well as HIV/AIDS victims, concluded that H1N1 possesses certain transmission 'vectors' that suggest that the new flu strain has been...
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Joseph Mercola Source: Prison Planet.com

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