Marburg Virus Outbreak In Africa | What is the Marburg Disease? Symptoms & Transmission | UPSC 2023

Marburg virus disease (MVD), previously known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever caused by one of two Marburg Viruses namely Marburg virus (MARV) and Ravn virus (RAVV). Its clinical signs resemble that of the Ebola virus disease. As per WHO, at least nine people have died in Equatorial Guinea from the Marburg virus which causes hemorrhagic fever. Sixteen suspected cases with symptoms, including fever, fatigue and blood-stained vomit and diarrhoea have also been reported.

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