marburg virus

WHO supports Guinea after detection of first-ever case of Marburg disease

The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting Guinea following a confirmed death from Marburg virus disease, the first known case in the country and West Africa, the UN agency reported on Wednesday. 

News in Brief 11 August 2021

  • Somali hunger crisis leaves 800,000 children on the brink
  • Human rights protection call for Yezidi activist in Armenia
  • Race is on to stop deadly Marburg virus in its tracks: WHO
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