Marburg Virus

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2 Succumb To Marburg Virus In Ghana; WHO On Alert

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that two suspected cases of Marburg virus have been detected in Ghana. Both the patients from Ghana's Southern Ashanti region have succumbed to the virus. The Marburg virus belongs to the same family as Ebola, and is a highly infectious Hemorrhagic fever. The virus transmits among persons through direct contact with bodily fluids of infected people and surfaces.

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 05:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: WHO, Marburg Virus, Ebola, Ghana, Southern Ashanti

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Blood Sample with VHF Virus

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Iraq Records 90 Cases, 10 Deaths Due To Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

Approximately 90 cases of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) were reported in Iraq, with at least ten individuals dying as a result of the illness, stated the Iraqi Ministry of Health. The VHFs are a category of viruses, including the Ebola virus, that target several organ systems in the body and can induce fever and hemorrhage. The Iraqi health ministry has not specified which virus is responsible for the current outbreak. 

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 05:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Viral Hemorrhagic Fever, Iraq, Health Minister, Ebola, fever

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