Meaning of “Ebola” in the English Dictionary

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"Ebola" in British English

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Ebolanoun [ U ]

uk /iˈbəʊ.lə/ us /ɪˈboʊ.lə/ also Ebola virus disease, abbreviation EVD, also Ebola hemorrhagic fever, UK also Ebola haemorrhagic fever, abbreviation EHF

a very serious infectious disease with fever and bleeding inside the body:

the latest Ebola outbreak has caused hundreds of deaths.

(Definition of “Ebola” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)