Posted by: APO | 3 September 2021

Guinea’s swift action in detecting, curbing Marburg

When a man in Temessadou M’Boket – a village in the densely forested southern Guinea region – died in early August 2021 after suffering fever, headache and haemorrhage, a medical team was quickly dispatched, and within hours of his death, laboratory analysis revealed that he had been ill with Marburg, a viral disease in the same family as Ebola. This was Guinea’s and West Africa’s first… Read more on


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