Uganda's Ebola Death Toll Rises

Four more people have died from the Ebola virus that has gripped the country. The government has urged citizens to minimise physical contact to ensure that the virus does not spread.

  • Uganda:  Ebola Death Toll Rises

    New Vision, 1 August 2012

    Four more patients suspected to be suffering from Ebola have died as 14 new cases are also currently isolated in wards at Kagadi and Mulago hospitals. read more »

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  • Rwanda:  Ministry of Health Issues Ebola Notice

    News of Rwanda, 31 July 2012

    The Ministry of Health has issued a notice following reported outbreak of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever in neighboring Uganda. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenya Readies Border for Ebola Outbreak

    The Star, 31 July 2012

    The Ministry of Public Health has supplied health facilities near the Uganda border with face masks and goggles among other protective clothings after an Ebola outbreak was ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Ebola Outbreak Erupts in West

    UN News Service, 30 July 2012

    A team of experts from the United Nations health agency and its partners are supporting the Ugandan Government's response to an Ebola outbreak in the western part of the country. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Govt Calls Ebola Alert

    The New Times, 31 July 2012

    Government has called upon the public to be on the alert following the Ebola virus outbreak in Uganda. read more »

  • Uganda:  Nation Red Cross Responding to Ebola Outbreak in Western Part of the Country (press release)

    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 29 July 2012

    29 July 2012 - A deadly outbreak of hemorrhagic fever Ebola has been confirmed in Kibaale district, Western Uganda by the Ministry of Health of Uganda. So far, 13 people have died ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  South Sudan Alert After Ebola Outbreak in Uganda

    Sudan Tribune, 30 July 2012

    The Republic of South Sudan remains alert after a confirmed Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Uganda reportedly killed 13 people, with at least 20 cases reported by the country's ... read more »

Photo: New Vision

Medical workers in protective gear leave an Ebola isolation camp during the 2007 outbreak (file photo).

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