The grandmother of a five-year-old boy who died of Ebola in Uganda has also died, a health ministry source has told local newspaper the Daily Monitor. The patients were being treated at an isolation facility at Bwera General Hospital in Kasese, which borders DR Congo. The five-year-old boy's younger brother is also affected. Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says are seven more suspected cases.
Second Patient Dies of Ebola in Uganda - Health Official
Vanguard, 13 June 2019
A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the… Read more »
Uganda to Repatriate Ebola Patients Back to DRC
Observer, 13 June 2019
Uganda is set to repatriate the five confirmed and suspected Ebola patients back to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more »
Second Person Dies of Ebola As Cases Rise to 10 - Ministry Source
Monitor, 12 June 2019
The grandmother of a five year old boy who died of Ebola yesterday has also passed on. Read more »
11 Things Government Is Doing to Contain Ebola Outbreak in Kasese
The health ministry on Wednesday confirmed three Ebola cases in Uganda after a five-year-old boy who had travelled with his mother from the Democratic Republic of Congo died at the… Read more »
The isolation centre set up in Bwera, Kasese District where the five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola died from.
Travellers are screened for the Ebola virus before getting into Kenya at the Busia One Stop Border Post on June 12, 2019.
Health workers screen patients before they enter the Bwera Hospital in Kasese District where an isolation unit has been set up to handle Ebola cases.
Statement by USAID Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington on Monitoring Ebola in Uganda
State Department, 13 June 2019
Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, resulting in one death. This marks the first cases of the deadly disease outside of neighboring Democratic Republic of the… Read more »
Kenya On High Alert for Ebola After Cases Confirmed in Uganda
Nation, 12 June 2019
Kenyan health officers at the Busia One Stop Border Post are on high alert following an Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Uganda. Read more »
One Dead From Ebola As Govt Confirms Two More Cases
Observer, 12 June 2019
The first confirmed Ebola patient from the latest outbreak in Uganda has passed on. The 5-year-old boy passed away last night at around 9.30 pm. His younger 3-year-old brother and… Read more »
Ebola Response Tested As Three Cases Discovered
The New Humanitarian, 12 June 2019
Uganda has sent rapid response teams to the western town of Bwera to help contain the spread of Ebola from the Democratic Republic of Congo after three cross-border cases were… Read more »
Uganda's health ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO) have confirmed the first Ebola case in the east African nation since the current outbreak began in eastern ... Read more »
An escalating Ebola epidemic in conflict-wracked eastern DR Congo has surpassed the 2,000 cases mark, two-thirds of which have been fatal, according to government figures. Since ... Read more »
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