ebola virus


ebola virus

noun

  1. a highly contagious virus of the family Filoviridae that causes Ebola, a usually fatal disease.

n.

  1. An RNA filovirus of African origin that is spread through contact with infected bodily fluids or secretions and causes acute hemorrhagic fever, often leading to death from progressive organ failure.

  1. A virus of African origin, belonging to the genus Filovirus, that causes a highly contagious infection characterized by fever, respiratory symptoms, bleeding, and sometimes central nervous system involvement with coma. In many patients there is progressive organ failure leading to death.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

51 queries 2.190