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Managing Marburg fever in Uganda

Survivors of Marburg outbreak meeting friends and relatives
WHO/Christopher Black

After helping the team to search for the reservoir or source of the virus in this outbreak, the two survivors of Marburg fever returned home to a warm welcome. By working with the experts from the Ugandan government and other agencies, they played a vital role in what could be a key step forward in our understanding of emerging diseases.

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