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KAKUMIRO: UNEB scout evacuated after presenting Ebola symptoms

Kakumiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A UNEB scout has been evacuated from Kakumiro district to Mubende hospital after presenting with Ebola-like symptoms. The scout had been deployed at Kings Way Primary school in Igayaza town council, to monitor the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE, which started Tuesday morning. The scout whose particulars …

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Ebola patient escapes from Mubende hospital

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health and security officials in Kapchorwa district are hunting for an Ebola patient who escaped from Mubende hospital. Dr. Siraji Masai, the Kapchorwa District Health Officer says that the male patient aged 50, escaped from the hospital after his samples were collected on Tuesday, October …

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Ebola outbreak: Medical interns threaten to flee Mubende hospital

Mudende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has responded to concerns by medical interns who have been pushing to be transferred from Mubende Regional Referral Hospital following the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Mubende district. Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services at the Ministry …

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Six medical workers at Mubende hospital test positive for Ebola

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six health workers at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital have tested positive for Ebola virus disease. According to Herbert Luswata, the General Secretary of the Uganda Medical Association, three are medical workers, two are interns and one medical student. The samples of the health workers were sent …

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Ebola outbreak: 13 admitted at Mubende hospital

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirteen people are hospitalized at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital because of Ebola. According to officials, the 13 were picked up from Madudu sub county in Mubende district, and Rujuburi refugee camp in Kyegegwa district on Wednesday evening. Rosemary Byabashaija, the Mubende Resident District Commissioner-RDC says …

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Mubende hospital cleared of kidney theft allegations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Health Monitoring Unit-SHMU has cleared Mubende Regional Referral Hospital of allegations of kidney theft. This follows investigations into allegations that the hospital had illegally removed a kidney from Peragiya Muragijemana, 20, a resident of Lwemiggo village in Mubende district who had gone …

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