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Uganda Ebola outbreak kills up to 3, 26 others isolated, task force leader says


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Uganda Ebola outbreak kills up to 3, 26 others isolated, task force leader says

Uganda Ebola outbreak kills up to 3, 26 others isolated, task force leader says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The death toll of the Ebola epidemic in Uganda has reached three dead, and 26 others have been placed in an isolation center, said the head of… 23.09.2022, Sputnik International

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“Today as we speak we have 26 patients, 11 of whom are critically ill and in the emergency room. But last night we lost our young daughter of about 12-13 years old, she has since passed away. [the outbreak] started, in the hospital we lost three people,” said Byabashaija. On Thursday, Ugandan authorities reported seven cases of Ebola, including one death. year-old local resident infected with the Ebola-Sudan strain.Ebola is an acute viral infection that affects humans and some other species of animals.The Ebola epidemic broke out in West Africa in 2015, with Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia becoming the epicenter According to the World Health Organization, during the last major epidemic, 28,600 people were infected with the Ebola virus and more than 11,300 of them are deceased.

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Uganda has reached three people, with 26 others placed in an isolation center, Mubende district Ebola task force chief Rosemary said on Friday. Byabashaija.

“Today as we speak we have 26 patients, 11 of whom are critically ill and in the emergency room. But last night we lost our young daughter of about 12-13 years old, she has since passed away. [the outbreak] started, in the hospital we lost three people,” said Byabashaija.

On Thursday, Ugandan authorities reported seven cases of Ebola, including one death.

Earlier in the week, Ugandan authorities declared an Ebola outbreak in Mubende following the death of a 24-year-old local resident infected with the Ebola-Sudan strain.

A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe health screening center in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo, June 13, 2019. - Sputnik International, 1920, 22.09.2022

Number of confirmed Ebola cases in Uganda rises to seven

Ebola is an acute viral infection that affects humans and some other animal species. The Ebola epidemic broke out in West Africa in 2015, with Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia becoming the epicenter of the outbreak. According to the World Health Organization, during the last major epidemic, 28,600 people were infected with the Ebola virus and more than 11,300 of them died.



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