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Nine year old girl succumbs to Ebola in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 9-year-old Congolese girl has succumbed to Ebola in Kasese. The victim had travelled to Uganda on Wednesday from Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to receive treatment for Ebola. She was identified at the Mpondwe border crossing before being admitted to the Ebola Treatment Unit …

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Health Ministry confirms new Ebola case in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has confirmed a new Ebola case in Kasese, Uganda. Bwera town is located in Kasese district, situated 472 km west of Kampala. A nine-year-old girl who had travelled from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found to have Ebola, authorities …

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Health Ministry extends Ebola response plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry has extended Uganda’s Ebola response plan due to lack of funding. The Ebola response plan was supposed to end in September 2019, but has now been extended to the end of December 2019 due to lack of funds as the Ministry waits …

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Ebola spreads to DR Congo’s South Kivu province

First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo’s South Kivu province Bukavu, DR Congo | AFP |  The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country’s year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said Friday. “Two cases …

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Scientists a step closer to a cure for Ebola

Two Ebola drugs found to increase survival rates: health officials Washington, United States | AFP |  Scientists were a step closer to a cure for Ebola on Monday after two of four drugs in a clinical trial were found to significantly increase survival rates, the US health authority co-funding the …

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