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Marburg Outbreak Concerns Reach Burundi

March 28, 2023 • 12:01 pm CDT
U.S. CDC Burundi March 2023
(Vax Before Travel)

According to various Tweets and local media news articles published today, the Republic of Burundi reported multiple fatalities related to an unknown disease.

Since Burundi is located near the Republic of Tanzania, which confirmed an outbreak of the Marburg virus last week, health authorities throughout central Africa are on high alert.

Recently, the U.S. CDC published updated travel alerts for Marburg outbreaks in Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea. Additional Marburg outbreak news is posted at Vax-Before-Travel.