In 2005 Marburg virus outbreak, some lessons for Ebola crisis

October 10, 2014 8:46 AM

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In 2005 Marburg virus outbreak, some lessons for Ebola crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When I see the footage of health workers in protection suits taking up the fight against Ebola in west Africa, memories come flooding back.

Nine years ago, I took a Reuters team into the heart of another hemorrhagic fever catastrophe, the 2005 Marburg virus outbreak in northern Angola. I saw what it took to bring it under control.

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