New ‘Black Death’ FOUND: Deadly virus WORSE than plague and with no CURE breaks out

The disease, known as Marburg virus disease (MVD), is similar to Ebola and can be lethal in up to 90 per cent of cases.

Emergency screening has begun at the Kenya-Uganda border in Turkana after three members of the same family died of the disease in Uganda.

The outbreak is thought to have started in September when a man in his 30s, who worked as a game hunter and lived near a cave with a heavy presence of bats, was admitted to a local health centre with a high fever, vomiting and diarrhoea.

He did not respond to antimalarial treatment and his condition rapidly deteriorated.

via New ‘Black Death’ FOUND: Deadly virus WORSE than plague and with no CURE breaks out – WHO | World | News | Express.co.uk

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