Moroto on Alert as Patient Dies of Suspected Marburg Fever

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Hand washing facility already improvised at the quarter guard to Moroto Army Barracks after the death of the pupil. Edward Eninu

Hand washing facility already improvised at the quarter guard to Moroto Army Barracks after the death of the pupil.

In short
The primary-six pupil was rushed to Moroto Army Barracks Health Centre IV on Tuesday night with signs akin to the Marburg virus, a highly virulent epidemic-prone disease associated with high case fatality rates. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with the blood, body fluids and tissues of infected persons or animals.

 

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