Indonesia steps up efforts to contain Marburg virus with 16 possible cases

Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Important Takeaways:

  • Indonesian Health Ministry Warns of Marburg Virus
  • The Indonesian Government issued a circular on precautions for Marburg virus disease. Local governments, health service facilities, Port Health Office, health human resources, and related stakeholders are asked to be vigilant against the deadly virus.
  • Based on case reports received by WHO, there were nine deaths and 16 suspected cases reported in Kie Ntem Province.
  • Marburg is transmitted through body fluids directly from bats/primates.

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