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MARBURG VIRUS

An RNA virus infection (filovirus) typically of rhesus, vervet, and squirrel monkeys. It is transmissible to man, where it causes Marburg malady, a severe haemorrhagic fever. It was first described arising among laboratory workers in Marburg, Germany, next exposure to African green monkeys. Some human person-to-person spread has been seen.
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