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16:22
16:22

No Ebola outside DR Congo - WHO ebola in uganda 1

According to 51st situational report on the Ebola outbreak in DRC, there are no Ebola cases outside DRC despite an increase in the number of people infected with the disease
14:48
14:48

World Bank Mobilising USD 300 Million for DRC Ebola Response Ebola in DRC 1

he Bank in a statement said the funding in form of grants and credits will be financed through International Development Association’s crisis response window.
11:06
11:06

Health Ministry Stops Surveillance of all Ebola Contacts ebola in uganda

The ministry's announcement comes after the elapse of 21 days of surveilling all contacts in their homes. The contacts are believed to have come into contact with the three confirmed Ebola cases or people who got into contact with them.
07:56
07:56

Inadequate Public Sensitization, Porous Border Brought Ebola to Uganda ebola in uganda 1 7 Top story

Our reporter sat at one of the feeder roads for about twenty minutes and saw two people strolling from DRC into Uganda carrying bags. Between Mpondwe market at the border with DRC and Bwera hospital, there are more than 12 entry points into Uganda.
09:56
09:56

Ebola Preparedness Still Low in Kampala ebola in uganda 3 1 Top story

“If you want, I can press for you and you get some. It will keep your hands clean,” she told URN. There was no hand washing facilities or sanitizers at Imperial Royale Hotel. The head of marketing, Jim Kasavubu, said they don’t have plans to install such facilities since they will cause panic and scare aware their customers.
13:04
13:04

Ebola; Uganda Intensfies Screening at Entry Points Ebola in DRC 3 2

Simon Abacha, the head of the WHO Ebola Monitoring Team at Entebbe International Airport says that they are increasing surveillance by making sure that the isolation room is ready for use when it is needed. “Currently we have a small isolation facility where all persons suspected to have the disease can be taken and kept as we wait for medical officers to come and take them to the designated unit.”
16:00
16:00

Ebola Patient Repatriated to DRC ebola in uganda 1

The patient is a three year old child who is a brother to the five year old boy who succumbed to Ebola on Wednesday.
08:06
08:06

Health Ministry to Conduct Ebola Ring Vaccination in Kasese Ebola in DRC 1 1 Top story

So far eight people who had contact with the boy are under surveillance. The Ministry of Health and WHO have dispatched a Rapid Response Team to Kasese to identify other people who may be at risk, and ensure they are monitored and provided with care if they also become ill. People who have been in contact with someone with the disease are offered vaccine and asked to monitor their health for 21 days to ensure they do not become ill as well.
18:02
18:02

MOH Receives Motorcycles to Boost Ebola Surveillance ebola in uganda 1

The Honda XL motorcycles will be deployed in the eight high-risk districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The districts are Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Kasese, Kisoro, Kanungu, Kabarole and Packwach.
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