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Ghana Declares End of Infectious Marburg Virus Disease Outbreak

The Marburg Virus.

The Marburg Virus.

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An outbreak of the Marburg virus disease in Ghana is officially over as the nation has not recorded any new case in at least 42 days.

The West African nation “contained the virus and met all the protocols,” Francis Chisaka Kasolo, the World Health Organization’s country representative, told reporters in the capital, Accra, on Friday.