WHO sends experts to help Uganda stop the spread of Marburg Haemorrhagic FeverListen /
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 in Uganda, gave UN Radio's Patrick Maigua an update on the outbreak.