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Marburg,

city in Germany.
Marburg disease - characterized by a prominent rash and hemorrhages in many organs; often fatal. Synonym(s): African hemorrhagic disease; green monkey disease; Marburg virus
Marburg virus - Synonym(s): Marburg disease
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To further develop the ChAd3 Ebola and Marburg vaccines, Sabin has entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement with the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan and Marburg are members of the Filoviridae virus family and are commonly referred to as filoviruses.
As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the twinning agreement between Sfax and Marburg, Krichen indicated that both municipalities are preparing a set of cultural events between both countries scheduled for next year.
AmaduTejanJalloh, noted that it is true people hunt bats in caves and use them as source of protein and other delicacies, thereby putting them, their communities and loved ones of not only Marburg Virus, but also other viral infections at risk.
According to Reporternews, Marburg, like other filoviruses, can be spread by contact with blood, bodily fluids or tissues or contact with contaminated objects.
Caption: Negative contrast electron microscopy of Marburg virus, from original monkey kidney cell culture propagation done at CDC in 1967, magnification =40,000x.
The reformers remained in Marburg Palace until 4 October, 1529.
The study brings the strongest proof to this day of the species' aptitude to host Marburg virus.
The anti-MARV nucleoprotein-targeting siRNAs have been designed to protect against all known strains of Marburg virus, but will not protect against the Ebola virus.
Ebola and Marburg viruses cause hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates.
A 5-year cooperation agreement with Marburg University was signed in 2007 with the aim of exchanging students, alumni, and members of the teaching staff.
In June, NIH officials said an experimental vaccine to prevent outbreaks of Marburg hemorrhagic fever is showing promise in monkeys as an emergency treatment for accidental exposure to the virus that causes the disease.