Friday, September 17

GHS issues alert about possible entry of Marburg virus into Ghana

GHS, government deny massaging Covid-19 death numbers

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is warning its regional directorates about a possible entry into Ghana of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease.

The deadly virus recently killed a patient in neighbouring Guinea.

The GHS wants health facilities across the country to initiate preparedness and response plans for the virus.

The extremely dangerous Marburg virus is a hemorrhagic fever virus of the Filoviridae family of viruses and a member of the species Marburg marburgvirus, genus Marburgvirus.

Marburg virus causes Marburg virus disease in humans and other primates, a form of viral hemorrhagic fever.
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