World health organization

Photo story

Managing Marburg fever in Uganda

Team members lift a box of tissue and blood samples
WHO/Christopher Black

Tissue and blood samples from the bats were packed and shipped to laboratories at NICD in South Africa and CDC in the United Sates. There, they will be analysed over the following weeks in an effort to better understand the role of bats in this outbreak of Marburg fever.

© WHO. All rights reserved.