What is it, how is it transmitted and how to prevent the deadly Marburg virus detected again in Africa - BBC News World

What is it, how is it transmitted and how to prevent the deadly Marburg virus detected again in Africa – BBC News World

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Another virus causes alarm in Africa.

Two people in Ghana have died and 98 others have been quarantined from the Marburg virus, raising fears of a massive outbreak of the highly infectious disease.

The infection causes fever, muscle aches, diarrhea, vomiting and, in many cases, death from extreme blood loss.

At BBC Mundo we tell you details about this disease and why it causes concern among health authorities.

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