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Marburg Virus
Marburg Virus This virus occurs in small outbreaks in Sudan, Kenya, and Democratic Republic of Congo and is passed between people by intimate contact.

It is rare and low risk for travelers. It is a viral hemorrhagic fever, which may cause fatal bleeding.

A blood test confirms the diagnosis.

Careful support 'barrier nursing' is required for affected people.
See also Ebola

Marburg Virus Links

CDC http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/spb/mnpages/ dispages/marburg.htm