A dangerous virus was discovered in Ghana [Marburg] Symptoms + Treatment

A dangerous virus was discovered in Ghana [Marburg] Symptoms + Treatment

The Marburg virus was identified in West Africa according to WHO.

The Marburg virus was identified in West Africa according to WHO.

Similar to Ebola, the highly contagious illness has no vaccination.

Similar to Ebola, the highly contagious illness has no vaccination.

Two people died due to this virus.

Two people died due to this virus.

The health department has started rehearsals to deal with this epidemic so that it cannot spread further and cause damage, according to the WHO’s regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti.

The Marburg virus: what is it?

The Marburg virus: what is it?

An uncommon yet very contagious viral hemorrhagic illness is called Marburg.

An uncommon yet very contagious viral hemorrhagic illness is called Marburg.

The WHO estimates that mortality rates vary from 24 to 88 percent depending on the virus strain and the effectiveness of case treatment.

The virus may easily be transmitted between people by direct contact with body fluids, including blood, saliva, or urine of infected individuals, as well as on surfaces and objects.

Symptoms

Symptoms

High fever,   headache,  malaise,  muscle aches,  and  cramping pains are the main symptoms.

Treatment

Treatment

There is no vaccine for this virus.

There is no vaccine for this virus.