International Health Emergency Response Plan: Marburg Virus Disease
On 17 October 2017, the Ugandan Ministry of Health notified WHO of a confirmed outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) in Kween district, eastern Uganda. The outbreak was officially declared by the Ministry of Health on 19 October 2017.
As of 7 November, four cases of MVD have been reported – two confirmed (dead), one probable (dead) and one suspected. Other patients, previously reported as suspected cases, have since tested negative for the virus.
For more Information: See WHO's International Health Emergency Response Plan for the Marburg Disease Virus below.