Uganda Declared Ebola-Free


The World Health Organization has confirmed that there have been no new cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever since August 2012, indicating that an outbreak, which left 17 dead, has come to an end.
  • Uganda:  WHO Declares Uganda Ebola Free

    New Vision, 4 September 2012

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that there are no new cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever reported in Kibaale district, Uganda, since 3 August 2012, indicating that ... read more »

  • East Africa:  Ebola Under Control, Says UN Agency

    Tanzania Daily News, 5 August 2012

    THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that the Ebola disease which was reported to neighbouring Uganda was now under control. read more »

Health workers preparing to handle Ebola patients: There is no treatment or vaccine against Ebola, which is transmitted by close personal contact and, depending on the strain, can kill up to 90% of those who contract the virus.

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