Marburg virus disease has reportedly killed one person in Guinea, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Ebola-like symptoms were shown by the patient, and he died on August 2. The WHO and other organizations have sent aid to Guinea to respond to the outbreak.
– The Marburg virus has a mortality rate of 88% and caused 5 deaths out of 8 reported cases.
– WHO representative Matshidiso Moeti reported that there were 161 cases of the disease in Equatorial Guinea.
– The CDC website provides information on the disease.
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