Marburg Virus: WHO to hold emergency meeting on E.Guinea Marburg outbreak

GENEVA: The WHO said it would hold an emergency meeting Tuesday after at least nine people died in Equatorial Guinea from Marburg haemorrhagic fever, a cousin of the Ebola virus.
The World Health Organization “will convene an urgent meeting of the Marburg virus vaccine consortium (MARVAC) … to discuss the new Marburg virus disease outbreak in Equatorial Guinea,” the UN health agency said in a statement, adding that the meeting would take place at 3 pm (1400 GMT).

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