Uganda Ebola cases stand at seven so far

Uganda Ebola cases stand at seven so far

22 Sep    Finance News

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KAMPALA — Uganda has confirmed seven cases of Ebola in the country after it declared an outbreak of the disease earlier this week when a 24-year-old man showed symptoms and later died, a health ministry official said on Thursday.

“As of today, we have seven confirmed cases, of whom we have one confirmed death,” doctor Kyobe Henry Bbosa, Ebola Incident Commander, Ministry of Health of Uganda, told a briefing.

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“But also we have seven probable cases that died before the confirmation of the outbreak.” (Reporting by Elias Biryabarema Additional reporting by George Obulutsa; Writing by James Macharia Chege; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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