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ebóla {kv} [Ebólu-blæðingarsótt]
Ebola [Ebola fever]
ebólu-blæðingarsótt {kv} <EBOV>
Ebola hemorrhagic fever <EHF> [Am.]
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Usage Examples English
  • Ebola is the Ebola virus disease of humans and other primates caused by ebolaviruses.
  • The origin of the 2014 Ebola outbreak has been traced back to Forested Guinea: it was the first country in Westerm Africa to record an Ebola virus outbreak. The initial case of the outbreak was attributed to a 2-year-old boy located in Meliandou, Guéckédou Prefecture with the Zaire strain of Ebola who died 6 December 2013. to the healthcare system in Forested Guinea. There was a noted decrease in attendance to outpatient clinics and reduction in hospital revenue which weakened the financial stability of healthcare institutions. The impact was also witnessed in the decline of non-ebola-related treatment programs for diseases such as malaria and AIDS, which raised the threat of other health problems.
  • The 2022 Uganda Ebola outbreak was an outbreak of the Sudan ebolavirus, which causes Ebola, from 20 September 2022 until 10 January 2023 in the Western and Central Regions of Uganda. Over 160 people were infected, including 77 people who died. It was Uganda's fifth outbreak with Sudan ebolavirus.
  • In 2014 Bangura privately funded "Ebola 4 Go", a video educating people about ebola. He has presented "The Jimmy B Show", a radio show on Freetown's AiRadio which specializes in Sierra Leonean music.
  • This is a bibliography of the Ebola virus disease, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a viral hemorrhagic fever of humans and other primates caused by ebolaviruses.
  • During the mid-2010s, the West African Ebola virus epidemic in neighboring Guinea and Liberia posed a major risk to public health in Mali. First Lady Aminata Maiga launched an ebola awareness campaign aimed at school children, called "Ecole contre Ebola" ("School Against Ebola") to prevent the potential spread of the disease.
  • Health authorities including DRC's Ministry of Public Health used recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus–Zaire Ebola virus (rVSV-ZEBOV) vaccine – a recently developed experimental Ebola vaccine, produced by Merck – to try to suppress the outbreak. This live-attenuated vaccine expresses the surface glycoprotein of the Kikwit 1995 strain of Zaire ebolavirus in a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus vector.
  • India donated $50,000 directly to Guinea to help fight ebola, and an additional $2 million was donated to 3 ebola affected West African countries (including Guinea) to purchase protective gear to fight ebola. India further donated $500,000 through WHO, and $10 million through the UN Fund for Ebola.
  • Karwah, who was interviewed on her work by "NPR" in 2014, recalled that "It was not hard to come back the Ebola treatment center. Of course I lost my two parents here...but if I can help someone survive, I will be very happy." In October 2014, Karwah wrote a guest piece in "The Guardian" noting that helping others with ebola brought meaning to her life."Time magazine" named Salome Karwah as its co-Person of the Year, alongside several other "ebola fighters". She appeared on the worldwide cover of "Time" in December 2014 just months after being released from the hospital.
  • In studies on mice, the drug was also found to be effective for the treatment of Ebola virus disease, apparently interfering with the Ebola viruses ability to block interferon production, thus restoring the ability of immune system to rid the body of ebolavirus.
  • The species "Sudan ebolavirus" is a virological taxon included in the genus "Ebolavirus", family "Filoviridae", order "Mononegavirales". The species has a single virus member, Sudan virus (SUDV). The members of the species are called Sudan ebolaviruses. It was discovered in 1977 and causes Ebola clinically indistinguishable from the ebola Zaire strain, but is less transmissible than it. Unlike with ebola Zaire there is no vaccine available.
  • Major issues of the election included income inequality, In the weeks prior to the 2014 election, Republicans harshly criticized the Obama administration for its handling of the 2013-2016 ebola virus outbreak in Western Africa . However, immediately after the election, Republicans dropped Ebola as an issue. 2016 and 2020 studies found that Republican rhetoric on Ebola may have helped Republican candidates in the 2014 election.
  • In March 2014, the Healthmap software tracked early press and social media reports of a hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, subsequently identified by WHO as Ebola. The HealthMap team subsequently created a dedicated HealthMap visualization at
  • In June 2015 a research paper was published finding bepridil to result in a 100% survival rate for mice exposed to ebola during an experiment searching for potential pharmaceutical ebola treatments; indicating its potential use in future ebola research and therapy.
  • The variant of the Ebola virus that infected N'Seka was originally named "Zaïre virus strain Mayinga" (now Ebola virus variant Mayinga; EBOV/May), and is the prototype virus for the species "Zaire ebolavirus", which is itself the type species for the genus "Ebolavirus".
  • Reston virus (RESTV) is one of six known viruses within the genus "Ebolavirus". Reston virus causes Ebola virus disease in non-human primates; unlike the other five ebolaviruses, it is not known to cause disease in humans, but has caused asymptomatic infections. In 2000, it received the designation Reston Ebola virus and in 2002, the name was changed to Reston ebolavirus.
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