ID#: 6588
Captured in 1975, this photographed depicted what had been the outside of a house in Kariba, Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe, which was one of the many sites that was investigated during the country’s Marburg virus outbreak. Two travelers who contracted Marburg hemorrhagic fever, stayed here during their hitchhiking excursion through Zimbabwe. It was suggested that the male patient, referred to as Case #1, was infected with the Marburg virus by close contact with a vector somewhere in Zimbabwe. No such vector was ever identified as being responsible for initiating this outbreak.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. J. Lyle Conrad
Creation Date: 1975
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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