New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Uganda

Another Ebola outbreak has been confirmed in the Luwero region, according to the district health officer, Dr. Joseph Okware. The announcement came only two months after the country was declared Ebola-free following an outbreak in Kibaale district.

  • Uganda:  Suspect Ebola Fever in Luweero

    The Independent, 15 November 2012

    The suspected deadly Ebola fever has been detected in Nyimbwa sub-county in Luweero district and two members of the same family have died. read more »

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  • Uganda:  Ebola Kills Two in Luweero

    New Vision, 15 November 2012

    LUWEERO authorities are on high alert following the death of two members of the same family due to the deadly hemorraghic Ebola fever in Nyimbwa sub-county over the last few days. read more »

  • Uganda:  Recent Viral Outbreaks Merit Study

    New Vision, 29 October 2012

    LESS than two weeks after declaring Uganda free of Ebola in Kibale, a very virulent haemorrhagic viral infection, Marburg, a disease caused by a sister virus to Ebola, comes on the ... read more »

Health team cmbating Ebola.

  • Uganda:  Stop Eating Chimps, Conservationists Say

    Inter Press Service, 25 October 2012

    Conservationists struggling to protect the remaining population of Ugandan chimpanzees have raised concerns that people around wildlife reserves in the west of the country have ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Stop Outbreaks to Save Lives, Tourism (editorial)

    The Observer, 23 October 2012

    Hardly had Uganda been declared free of deadly Ebola following an outbreak in Kibale district in July, than the deadlier Marburg fever broke out in Kabale district last week. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Helps Fight Ebola Outbreak

    UN News Service, 22 October 2012

    The United Nations health agency today said it is continuing to work with authorities from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to stop an Ebola outbreak from spreading, with ... read more »

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