Ugandan Outbreak of Marburg, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola

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2014-10-06 03:08:02 – Biological Hazard – Uganda

!!! WARNING !!!

EDIS Code:BH-20141006-45530-UGA
Date&Time:2014-10-06 03:08:02 [UTC]
Continent:Africa
Country:Uganda
State/Prov.:Capital City,
Location:,
City:Kampala
Number of dead people: 1

Not confirmed information!

Event location map <!–AlertMap–>
Description:
A man has died in Uganda’s capital after an outbreak of Marburg, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, authorities said on Sunday [5 Oct 2014], adding that a total of 80 people who came into contact with him were quarantined. Marburg starts with a severe headache followed by hemorrhaging and leads to death in 80 percent or more of cases in about 9 days. It is from the same family of viruses as Ebola, which has killed thousands in West Africa in recent months. There is no vaccine or specific treatment for the Marburg virus…

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