Marburg hemorrhagic fever

What is Marburg hemorrhagic fever?

Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF), caused by Marburg virus, is a severe viral hemorrhagic disease characterized by initial fever and malaise followed by gastrointestinal symptoms, bleeding, shock, and multi-organ system failure.

Other condition names

  • Green monkey disease
  • MHF
  • Marburg virus disease


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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