Guinea declares end of Marburg virus outbreak: WHO

CONAKRY, Guinea (AFP) — Guinea has declared the end of an outbreak of the Marburg virus, which belongs to the same family as Ebola, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Health authorities in the country confirmed West Africa’s first recorded case of Marburg on August 9, in a man whose infection was detected after he had died a week earlier. No treatment or vaccine exists for Marburg, which belongs to the same filovirus family as […] Source

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