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In Photos: What Is the Marburg Virus Disease?

What are the symptoms of Marburg virus? How is it treated? Is there a vaccine for it? FIT explains in photos.

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The World Health Organisation has confirmed an outbreak of Marburg fever in Equatorial Guinea after 16 cases of the illness were reported. This is the first time the virus has been reported in the Central African country.

The outbreak has sparked concerns among experts about the possibility of a global outbreak, especially as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are nine things to know about the Marburg virus outbreak, it's symptoms, and treatment.

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