Marburg disease (hemorrhagic fever) virus

Marburg disease (hemorrhagic fever) virus
Mar·burg disease (hemorrhagic fever), virus (mahrґboork) [Marburg, Germany, where the disease was first recognized in 1967] see under disease and virus.

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