Marburg Fever Claims Seven in Uganda

The hemorrhagic virus has claimed seven lives since experts first reported the outbreak in western Uganda. The health ministry has requested 2.3 billion shillings for a Marburg control plan.


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New Marburg fever case confirmed.

  • Uganda:   Health Ministry Warns On Marburg Outbreak

    New Vision, 19 October 2012

    The Ministry of Health has warned the general public of an outbreak of a deadly Marburg virus in Kitumba sub-county, Kabale district in western Uganda. Read more »

  • Uganda:   Marburg Outbreak Confirmed in Kabale

    New Vision, 19 October 2012

    Health experts have confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus in the western district of Kabale after samples from two relatives taken to the Uganda Virus Institute tested… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Panic as Marbug Victims Clock Four

    New Vision, 19 October 2012

    At least four people are confirmed dead after they succumbed to the Marburg virus while six have been admitted at Kabale Hospital. Read more »

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