Marburg virus pervades Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea

- Science - March 23, 2023

It emerged that the deadly Marburg virus reached Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea, with a total of 17 cases confirmed in the countries. Marburg virus, which can cause internal bleeding and kidney failure, can kill about nine in 10 of those infected, based on previous outbreaks. Nine people are confirmed to have contracted the virus in Equatorial Guinea, where the WHO has deployed assessment teams.