Deadly Marburg virus kills two in Kween district, govt confirms

Deadly Marburg virus kills two in Kween district, govt confirms
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The Ministry of health has sent a team of epidemiologists to Kween district, following the confirmation of an outbreak of the deadly Marburg haemorrhagic fever, which has so far claimed the lives of two people.

The team led by the Director General of Health Services is in Kween district to sensitise residents about the disease, and prevent further spread.

Yesterday, the Ministry confirmed that two people who died early this week, had succumbed to the Marburg haemorrhagic fever.

The deceased were admitted at Kaproron Health Centre Four between September and October.

Marburg hemorrhagic fever is a highly contagious and severe illness that affects both humans and non-human primates

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