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07:54
07:54

Uganda Get More Ebola Sudan Trial Vaccines Ministry Of Health 2 1 Top story

The consignment included two perks, both constituting 4160. One perk included 2160 doses of the rSSV-Merc-IAVI from the United Kingdom while the other included 2000 doses of the ChadOx1 produced by Oxford University in conjunction with Jenner Institute in collaboration with the Serum Institute of India.
10:09
10:09

Busoga Clan Heads Asked to Shun Risky Cultural Practices leader 1 1

Moses Isiiko, a mobiliser of the Baise-Ngobi clan, said that the Ebola preventive measures restrict physical contact with dead bodies, yet most people believe in communal washing of the deceased as a sign of decent sendoff of their beloved.
15:12
15:12

Jinja Registers Two More Ebola Cases health worker

According to Kigongo, the victims include the daughter of Dan Waiswa, who succumbed to Ebola last week, and her 18-month-old daughter, both residents of Kayalwe B village in Buyengo town council.
17:20
17:20

UNEB Scout Tests Negative for Ebola

Edward Wamani, the Kakumiro District Disease Surveillance officer says results from the blood samples taken from the suspect have turned negative for Ebola.
16:00
16:00

UNEB Chief Invigilator Isolated After Ebola Scare in Kakumiro PLE 1

The Chief Invigilator whose particulars have been concealed had been deployed and got into contact with a UNEB scout who had been deployed at Kingsway Primary school in Igayaza Town Council. They allegedly used the same motorcycle that delivered them to the school on Tuesday morning.
19:25
19:25

UNEB Scout Evacuated to Mubende Hospital after Presenting with Ebola like Symptoms suspect 2

Edward Wamani, the Kakumiro District Disease Surveillance Officer, says they immediately alerted their counterparts in Mubende who rushed and picked blood samples from the suspect.
12:08
12:08

EU Allocates €3M to Uganda's Ebola Fight 1

According to the statement, the EU has already allocated €200,000 to the Uganda Red Cross Society to support its activities on coordination, surveillance, contact tracing, risk communication, community engagement, and safe and dignified burials.
22:41
22:41

Health Ministry Releases UGX 338 Million to Kagadi For Combating Ebola Virus money

Kagadi is one of the districts battling the contagious Ebola in the country after it registered a case of a 23 year old man who succumbed to the virus last month.
23:48
23:48

Mubende MPs Petition Prime Minister Over Ebola Restrictions 1 Top story

The government confirmed the outbreak of the Ebola Sudan variant on September 20, 2022, in Mubende District and as of October 16, 2022, the Ministry of Health had confirmed 60 cases of Ebola out of which, 24 people recovered, 11 are currently on admission and 25 died.
11:08
11:08

Kagadi Ebola Case: 36 Contacts Under Close Monitoring

Nicholas Kamukama, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC who doubles as the Ebola Taskforce Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday morning that they managed to trace 36 contacts who are being closely monitored by the district Ebola surveillance team in their homes.
11:32
11:32

Ebola: Deceased Tanzanian Doctor to be Buried in Uganda MINISTRY OF HEALTH 5

Dr Paul Stephen Ayella - Ataro, a Clinical Epidemiologist says if such is to happen for the deceased Tanzanian medical worker, they would need Uganda’s Safe and Dignified burial team charter a flight or use an ambulance in a very cautious way to transport the body.
14:14
14:14

Ebola Infected Bodies Can Transmit Disease a Week after Death- Experts MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

The Ministry of Health says all suspected Ebola cases are going to be subjected to special burial going forward. According to Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer at the Ministry, they resolved to do this to minimize transmission risk in an event that samples eventually turn out positive.
16:31
16:31

Health Officials Rule Out Ebola Outbreak in Kyangwali Refugee settlement 1 5

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO says that the samples tested negative for Ebola.
16:59
16:59

Ebola Update; Rwandan Nationals Blocked from Crossing to Katuna 1 2

Authorities have since deployed heavily along the common borders to control the movement of people as one of the measures to contain the disease. Although Rwandan nationals usually cross freely into Ugandan territory, today, they were blocked by military and police personnel and ordered to return to Rwanda.
15:33
15:33

Bunyoro Residents, Leaders Demand Health Surveillance Following Ebola Outbreak 2 1

The call comes a day after the Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in Mubende district, an area that shares a common border with Kakumiro district in Bunyoro region. The latest outbreak follows six suspicious deaths in Mubende district so far this month. Eight suspected cases are receiving care in a health facility.
17:09
17:09

Remembering Dr. Mathew Lukwiya 21 Years later Ebola 10 1

Dr. Lukwiya was the 13th Health worker to have succumbed to Ebola disease from St Mary’s Hospital Lacor.
10:11
10:11

Kanungu Health Officials Heighten Border Surveillance Over Ebola Outbreak in DRC 1 1

Kato Besisira, the Kanungu Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Environmental health who is also the Chairperson of the district Ebola Taskforce told our reporter that screening facilities have been placed at the Ishasha and Butogota entry points to make sure that any person crossing to Uganda is thoroughly checked.
08:13
08:13

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Masindi Negative

Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased were tested for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and found to be negative.
07:50
07:50

More Animal-to-Human Diseases Likely to Emerge –Report Ebola

It points out that anthropogenic pressures, or human impact on the environment as some of the trends driving the increasing emergence of zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19, Ebola, MERS and West Nile fever – to spread from animal hosts into human populations.
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