Marburg virus

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Marburg virus:

see hemorrhagic feverhemorrhagic fever
, any of a group of viral diseases characterized by sudden onset, muscle and joint pain, fever, bleeding, and shock from loss of blood. Bleeding occurs in the form of leakage from capillaries in the internal organs and the skin and mucous membranes.
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Marburg virus

[′mär‚bu̇rg ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A large virus transmitted to humans by the grivet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops).
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This Marburg fever outbreak was confirmed on May 6, and an international team arrived at the government's request on May 8.
Doctors in the Hamilton, Ontario-based hospital where the patient was treated initially feared she had Ebola or Marburg fevers, but these were ruled out in favor of some other exotic viral-hemorrhagic fever (The Wall Street Journal, Feb.