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Marburg Virus in US Traveler to Uganda

Posted Apr 14 2009 12:37am
A US traveler to Uganda was diagnosed with Marburg Virus after visiting the Maramagambo Forest’s “python cave”, a popular tourist destination.  The marburg virus is closely related to the Ebola virus and is in the same Filoviridae family.  Fatality rates for Ebola virus range from 50-90%.  The fact that a traveler acquired this infection should [...]
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