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WHO sends experts to help Uganda stop the spread of Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever

A nurse takes care of a man sick with Marburg haemorrhagic fever

Concerted efforts are underway in Uganda to control the outbreak of  Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever. The first case of the deadly viral disease was reported on October 19 in Kabale district in southwestern Uganda. To date at least 20 cases have been reported in at least five districts including the capital, Kampala. Dr. Joachim Saweka, WHO representative [...]

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Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever continues to spread in Uganda

Marburg haemorrhagic fever

Eleven people have so far died as a result of the outbreak of Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever in Uganda, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Twenty cases of the deadly viral disease have been reported in at least five districts including the capital, Kampala. The disease outbreak was declared on 19 October with the district [...]

1 Nov 2012 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

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