Kenya on High Alert After Suspected Case of Marburg Virus
The Kenya Medical Research Institute says samples taken from a Ugandan who died while visiting a Kenyan herbalist have tested negative for both Ebola and Marburg viruses, but the herbalist and her family will stay under observation for 21 days "since the incubation period of Marburg virus is between two and three weeks."
East African, 2 November 2017
A family of seven in Trans Nzoia County western Kenya has been put under observation after a Ugandan who visited their homestead died of the highly contagious Marburg virus. Read more »
Health experts bury a Marburg victim on October 26, 2017 in Kween District, Uganda.
Nation, 1 November 2017
Health officials in Trans Nzoia County have issued an alert of a suspected Marburg virus case in the region. Read more »
East African, 31 October 2017
Kenya is on high alert following a suspected case of the Ebola-like Marburg virus in the western Trans Nzoia County, which borders Uganda. Read more »
Kenya and Tanzania are among counties identified by the World Health Organisation as likely hotspots - both for the plague that has ravaged Madagascar and for a recent Marburg ... Read more »
The task force helping to fight the spread of the Marburg virus in Kween in eastern Uganda has asked police to hunt for a man who was reportedly one of the key caregivers for a ... Read more »