9-Year-Old Tests Positive For Ebola in Uganda

The health ministry has confirmed that the blood sample of a 9-year-old Congolese girl was drawn and sent to the Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing and confirmed positive for Ebola virus on August 29. In July following the completion of the recommended 42 days without any new Ebola case since the first Ebola cases in June, Uganda had been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation.

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  • East Africa:   WHO Declares Uganda Ebola-Free

    Observer, 27 July 2019

    Following the completion of the recommended 42 days without any new Ebola case since the first Ebola cases last month, Uganda has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health… Read more »

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