Uganda confirms fresh outbreak of Ebola virus

Written by on September 20, 2022

A 24-year-old man infected with Ebola has died in central Uganda in a fresh outbreak confirmed by health officials.

The health minister has told journalists that the victim had exhibited symptoms which results confirmed to be positive for the Ebola-Sudan strain. before he was confirmed dead.

Before his death, was a resident of Ngabano village in Mubende district, about 147km (91 miles) from the capital, Kampala.

Meanwhile, the ministry of health and partners have reportedly dispatched a Rapid Response Team to Mubende District to support the teams in surveillance, contact tracing, and case management.

UPLOADED BY: JEMILEYIN TOLULOPE

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