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Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Incidence

Facts about Marburg hemorrhagic fever:

  • There have been no reported cases of Marburg fever in the US.
  • This virus was first discovered in Europe in 1967.
  • Since that time, Marburg infections have only been found in Africa.
  • The animal host for this virus is unknown.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever References
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