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Marburg virus outbreaks are increasing in frequency and geographic spread – three virologists explain

By Adam Hume, Research Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Boston University
Elke Mühlberger, Professor of Microbiology, Boston University
Judith Olejnik, Senior Research Scientist, Boston University
The World Health Organization confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus disease in the central African country of Equatorial Guinea on Feb. 13, 2023. To date, there have been 11 deaths suspected to be caused by the virus, with one case confirmed. Authorities are currently monitoring 48 contacts, four of whom have developed symptoms and three of whom are hospitalized…The Conversation

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