Video: Marburg Virus

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The last thing people want to hear about is a viral outbreak these days, but as family medic, you should always keep up with the latest news and learn about anything that might one day be a concern. In this companion video to a previous article, Dr. Joe Alton tells you all about recent Marburg virus cases in Africa, its similarity to Ebola, the strange circumstances of its “origin,” and why it’s unlikely to cause a major outbreak outside the region where it’s currently active.

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

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