14 people killed as health officials confirm Ebola outbreak in Uganda

by Blog Burger on July 30, 2012

Related topics ebola outbreakWorld Health OrganizationCenters for Disease ControlNewsebola Advertisement Health officials in the western end of Uganda has confirmed that the deadly Ebola virus has killed 14 people, ending weeks of speculation about the cause of a strange disease that has prompted many people to flee their homes. The officials and a World Health Organization (“WHO”) representative confirmed the outbreak at a news conference in Kampala on Saturday. In a joint statement, the Ugandan government and WHO said: “Laboratory investigations done at the Uganda Virus Research Institute… have confirmed that the strange disease reported in Kibaale is indeed Ebola hemorrhagic fever.”…

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