Marburg Virus Outbreak Confirmed in Uganda
The ministry of health has confirmed an outbreak of the Marburg virus in the eastern district of Kween. Health minister Ruth Aceng says a 50-year-old woman from Chemuron village died on October 11 after she had helped care for her brother, who had shown Marburg-like symptoms.
Observer, 19 October 2017
Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of the Marburg virus disease in the eastern district of Kween. Read more »
The country’s first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years has been confirmed in Kween in eastern Uganda.
Uganda: Marburg Fever Kills Two
Monitor, 19 October 2017
Government epidemiologists have confirmed an outbreak of Marburg haemorrhagic fever case in the eastern district of Kween. Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 11 October 2017
West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said on Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. Read more »