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  • What Is Marburg Virus (and How Much Should I Worry About It)?

    What Is Marburg Virus (and How Much Should I Worry About It)?

    The World Health Organisation recently met to discuss an outbreak of Marburg virus in Equatorial Guinea, in Africa. The virus is related to Ebola and has no known cure. So far the outbreak is small, and scientists are rushing to deploy experimental vaccines and medicines. Here’s what you should know about it.