Marburg, also known as Marburg haemorrhagic fever
What to look for...
How it is spread
Ebola virus and Marburg virus live in animal hosts, and humans can contract the viruses from infected animals. After the initial transmission, the viruses can spread from person to person through contact with body fluids or contaminated needles.
Stay away from....
Areas where Ebola virus or Marburg virus outbreaks have occurred.
Conducting animal research with monkeys imported from Africa or the Philippines.
Family members that are infected
Infected protective gear, such as surgical masks and gloves.
- Dead, infected bodies.