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noun [U] uk   /iˈbəʊ.lə/ us    /ɪˈboʊ-/ ( 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.
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