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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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As with the Ebola outbreaks, public health officials try to track down everyone who had contact with someone who may have Marburg.
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.
It has been associated with the highest case fatality rates of any strain or species of filovirus, causing 90% mortality in man in the largest Marburg outbreak in 2005 in Angola, Dr.
The multidisciplinary team used a new bioinformatics-based approach, developed by John Chiorini at NIDCR, to identify a protein called TIM-1 as a receptor for Ebola and Marburg viruses.
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.
Confirmed cases of Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fever have been reported in about six African nations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with fatality rates of 80 percent to 90 percent.
Clinical reports of past Marburg virus outbreaks suggest that people can be exposed longer to the virus than monkeys before showing symptoms.
The Defense Appropriations Act allocation of $11 million is for separate specific, complementary research to develop therapeutic agents against Ebola, Marburg and dengue viruses, as well as to develop countermeasures for anthrax exposure and antidotes for ricin toxin.
On March 23, 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed Marburg virus (family Filoviridae, which includes Ebola virus) as the causative agent of an outbreak of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) in Uige Province in northern Angola.
As luck would have it, I lectured in Zurich, Switzerland, last week and saw there a huge statue of Zwingli near his home, a home which he left two years after Marburg to die in battle for the faith.