22 Aug 2019 Uganda

On 24th July 2019, Uganda marked the end of 42 days since the death of the Ebola virus disease patient in Kasese district. On 8 August 2019, the Ministry of Health confirmed that there were no cases of Ebola in the country. However, they remain on high alert due to a long and porous border with the neighbouring country, DRC, where the outbreak is ongoing.

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13 Jun 2019 Kasese. Uganda

As of 12 June 2019, three confirmed cases of Ebola virus, including two deaths has been reported in Uganda. Twenty seven contacts are being followed up.

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12 Jun 2019 Kasese. Uganda

A case of Ebola Virus Disease has been confirmed in Uganda. Although there have been numerous previous alerts, this is the first confirmed case in Uganda during the Ebola outbreak on-going in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo. The confirmed case is a 5-year-old child from the DRC who travelled with his family on 9 June 2019. The child and his family entered the country through Bwera Border post and sought medical care at Kagando hospital where health workers identified Ebola as a possible cause of illness. 

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