Ebola virus Marburg, 5 people in isolation

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Ebola virus Marburg, 5 people in isolation


Continuous monitoring in Uganda to 5 people who may have contracted the Marburg virus, after the end of September a clinical technician had been struck down by the disease that has the same symptoms as ebola, causing alarm in the country. So far, however, the tests are all negative, said the health minister, Sarah Opendi Achieng. The Marburg virus and 'one of the pathogens most' lethal: as Ebola, emoraggica causes fever, vomiting and diarrhea, with an incubation period of 21 days. The Kampala government has launched repeated appeals to the people to remain "vigilant" and observe precautions to control the spread of the virus, which is transmitted through contact with bodily fluids and has a mortality rate 'between 25 and 80% . The last time that the disease has made its comprarsa in Uganda in October 2012 killed 10 people.