Marburg virus outbreak in Equatorial Guinea: What to know in regards to the illness

The lethal Marburg virus has surfaced this week for the primary time in Equatorial Guinea, inflicting no less than 9 deaths within the west African nation, based on the World Health Organization.

A handful of Marburg instances had been recognized in Ghana late final 12 months. Although it stays “a very rare disease in people,” based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “when it occurs, it has the potential to spread,” and will be deadly.

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