Dr Peter Salama, the WHO Deputy Director-General, who heads emergency preparedness and response, said that there were several reasons why the current outbreak, has yet to be contained. The deadly virus has claimed 27 lives since it was declared on 8 May.
On Thursday morning more than 200 residents marched to the office of the Mukono Resident District Commissioner, Nasser Munulo and handed over the petition. In the petition, the residents demanded the relocation of the facility
The district has been infested by Tsetse flies, the vectors that cause Nagana disease in livestock, the main stay of the Dodoth people of Napak, a part of the Karimojong stock. Tsetse flies also cause sleeping sickness in humans.
The trio was picked up in operation involving police and Allied Health Professionals Council-AHPC in Kisoro Municipality, Bunagana and Kyanika town councils on Wednesday. The operation was aimed at cracking down on unlicensed clinics and drug shops.
Dr. John Baptist Wanianye, the Commissioner Emergencies Medical Services, says there are chances that individuals infected with Ebola in its first stages could cross into the country as pilgrims, which calls for close monitoring.