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Ebola Related Terms

Category: Health

Organization: European Parliament

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Average number of infected, generated by an infectious person entering a totally susceptible population.

Domain: Biology; Category: Biochemistry

WHO's approach to risk communication in outbreaks, with the objective of rapid promotion of outbreak control and mitigation of social disruption [...]

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychological wellbeing. In this sense sickness, illness and morbid condition are similarly defined and synonymous; can be ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

The first case in a family or other defined group to come to the attention of the investigator. French: cas repère; cas de référence. Spanish: caso índice.

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

Critical incidence specified a priori, which, if exceeded, triggers declaration of an epidemic or predetermined public health responses. French: seuil épidémique.

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

A family of viruses that cause hemorrhagic fever. Filoviruses have single-stranded RNA as their genetic material. Ebola virus and the Marburg virus are both filoviruses. French: Filoviridae. Spanish: ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

Disease that is normally absent from a community or present at a low-to moderate level but which can suddenly become epidemic.

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

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fantial

Ebola virus has been found in bush meat, which is meat derived from wild animals native to African forests, including fruit bats, gorillas, chimpanzees, and duikers. As EFSA terminologist, I would suggest adding the term "bush meat". For further reference please see: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/141104a.htm The article is also available in DE, FR and IT languages.

18:45, 24 November 2014
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