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Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak, one dies

by ebor cletus ralph jr

After an Ebola epidemic in Uganda’s central Mubende District, at least one death has been officially confirmed.

On Tuesday in Kampala, a top official from the nation’s Ministry of Health confirmed the news to journalists.

He said: “Uganda confirms an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Mubende District, Uganda.

“The confirmed case is a 24-year-old male, a resident of Ngabano village of Madudu Sub County in Mubende District presented with EVD symptoms and later succumbed.

He added that President Yoweri Museveni had been briefed on the matter.

Uganda had recorded three previous episodes of Ebola Virus Disease, the most devastating being in the year 2000 when hundreds, including a medical doctor, Matthew Lukwiya, died.


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