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A genus in the family Filoviridae that includes Marburg and Ebola viruses.
Filovirus/Fi·lo·vi·rus/ (fi´lo-vi″rus) Marburg and Ebola viruses: a genus of viruses of the family Filoviridae that cause hemorrhagic fevers (Marburg virus disease, Ebola virus disease).
Any of a family of filamentous single-stranded RNA viruses, including the Ebola and Marburg viruses, that cause hemorrhagic fevers in humans and other primates and spread by contact with infected body fluids.
a genus of single-stranded negative-sense ribonucleic acid viruses in the Filoviridae family that targets primates and causes hemorrhagic fevers. It is one of the most destructive viruses known to man. The genus includes the Ebola and Marburg viruses.
members of the family Filoviridae.