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 (mär′bûrg′, -bo͝ork′)
A city of west-central Germany north of Frankfurt. Europe's first Protestant university was founded here in 1527.
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(ˈmɑːˌbɜːɡ; German ˈmaːrbʊrk)
1. (Placename) a city in W central Germany, in Hesse: famous for the religious debate between Luther and Zwingli in 1529; Europe's first Protestant university (1527). Pop: 78 511 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) the German name for Maribor
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(ˈmɑr bʊərg, -bɜrg)

a city in central Germany. 75,092.
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Release date- 06082019 - GSK and the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) today announced exclusive agreements for Sabin to advance the development of the prophylactic candidate vaccines against the deadly Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan and the closely related, but lesser known, Marburg virus.
GeoVax Labs announced positive results from preclinical challenge studies of its Marburg virus vaccine candidate; Marburg virus a critical medical threat against which there is currently no available vaccine or treatment.
(TAP) -- Young people aged between 11 and 14 will participate in an international sport and cultural event organised by the Marburg municipality in Germany on July 6-19, as part of the twinning agreement between Marburg and Sfax since 1971.
Following the recent discovery of the deadly Marburg Virus in the Country, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation under the 1 Health Platform, which consists of Environment Protection Agency, Office of National Security, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, has concluded a 7 day District and Chiefdom stakeholders engagements in Koinadugu, Kono and Moyamba Districts last Wednesday.
An outbreak of a related virus known as Marburg Virus has begun in a city called Turkana along the Kenya-Uganda border in East Africa.
In August and September 1967, an outbreak of a viral hemorrhagic fever occurred among laboratory workers in Marburg and Frankfurt, Germany, and Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) who were processing kidneys from African green monkeys that had been imported from Uganda.
Medical research company Albert Einstein College of Medicine reported on Friday the receipt of three NIH grants, valued at more than USD12m, for research to protect against three deadly viruses: Ebola, Marburg and hantavirus.
Visitors to the sites of the events in Marburg can take a trip into the past.Luther is said to have crossed the River Lahn at Weidenhaus Bridge in a coach, with his entire retinue.
Infection with Marburg virus and the appropriate Ebola virus can create severe disease in individuals, with high temperature and bleeding.
Marburg virus infection detected in a common African bat.