The Deadly MARBURG HEMORRHAGIC Disease. Ghana Has Reported A First Case

Ghana Has Reported A First Case Of The Deadly MARBURG HEMORRHAGIC Disease.

Would Ghana or the world experience another pandemic while Covid-19 is still around?

Liver failure is one major complication of the disease. Everyone has only one liver, protect it.

There are other serious complications associated with the disease.

The following are what you need to know about the deadly Marburg Hemorrhagic disease, the signs and symptoms, the causes and prevention.

Ghana has recorded its first case of Marburg hemorrhagic disease in the Ashanti region.

Marburg hemorrhagic disease or fever is a severe and highly lethal disease caused by a virus from the same family as the one that causes Ebola. This disease affects both humans and animals .

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Mode of Transmission

1 . Objects contaminated with body fluids of an infected person

2 . Semen from a man who has recovered from Marburg hemorrhagic disease. The virus can remain in the semen of a person who has recovered from the disease even if they don’t have symptoms of the disease.

3 . Blood or body fluids such as sweat, breast milk, of an infected person.

Signs and symptoms

1 . Fever

2. Chills

3. Headache

4 . Body pains

5. Rashes on the chest, back and stomach

6 . Sore throat

7 . Chest pains

8. Weight loss

9. Jaundice

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1. Massive bleeding

2. Shock

3. Delirium

4. Liver failure

5. Multi-organ dysfunction

The clinical diagnosis of Marburg hemorrhagic disease is difficult because its signs and symptoms are similar to other infectious diseases such as malaria and typhoid fever.

Report to a health facility on time in case you have any of the above signs and symptoms for intervention, since this disease is very contagious.

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