Ghana Records Another Marburg Virus Death

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The World Health Organization, WHO, has announced that a child who contracted the Marburg virus in Ghana has died.

WHO Doctor, Ibrahima Fall said the death brings the total number of fatalities in the Country to three.

Fall noted that the country’s health ministry has reported three confirmed cases and further testing will be done on a fourth suspected case.

The outbreak is only the second in West Africa, after the first was detected last year in Guinea.

Written by: Helen Obih

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