Uganda's Kabele, Ibanda Declared Marburg-Free

Minister for Health Dr. Christine Ondoa has declared Kabale and Ibanda districts free of the Marburg epidemic.

After 42 days of no new cases, the health ministry has declared Ibanda and Kabele free of Marburg (file photo).

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