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Marburg virus confirmed in Ghana; Deadly like Ebola

Accra> One of many world’s deadliest viruses, like Ebola, has been confirmed in Ghana. The virus was confirmed in Astani, Ghana. Two individuals have already died because of the illness. 98 individuals have been admitted in quarantine.

Marburg, which has a excessive demise fee, belongs to the filovirus group that features Ebola. Marburg is so horrible that the virus is able to killing a big proportion of these contaminated. 9 out of 10 individuals who contract the illness are prone to die. In keeping with the World Health Organization, the mortality fee ranges from 24 to 88 p.c.

The primary signs of the illness are excessive fever, physique aches, vomiting, bleeding inside and out of doors the physique, mind fever, and paralysis of the nervous system. Presently there isn’t a remedy for the illness.

That is the second time Marburg virus has been reported in Africa. It was first reported in Guinea final 12 months. The virus was first found in 1967 within the West German city of Marburg.


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