Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control – NCDC says, it is on a high alert following Ghana’s confirmation of two cases of the deadly Marburg virus.

Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control – NCDC says, it is on a high alert following Ghana’s confirmation of two cases of the deadly Marburg virus.

NCDC says surveillance had been heightened and so far no case of the virus has been reported in Nigeria but it said the overall risk of importation was moderate.

Ghana confirmed the cases of the deadly virus earlier this week. Both patients died and dozens of their contacts have been quarantined.

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