Marburg virus: what it is, how it is transmitted and how to prevent the infectious disease detected again in Africa

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Another virus worries Africa.

Two people in Ghana have died and 98 others have been quarantined from the Marburg virus, raising fears of a massive outbreak of the highly infectious disease.

The infection causes fever, muscle aches, diarrhea, vomiting, and in many cases death from extreme blood loss.

We at BBC Mundo give you details about the disease and why it worries health authorities.

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