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Uganda confirms first case of Ebola in current outbreak, the World Health Organization says. Uganda confirms first case of Ebola in current outbreak, the World Health Organization says.

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighbouring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sought to prevent contamination across the heavily travelled frontier.A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighbouring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sought to prevent contamination across the heavily travelled frontier.

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Uganda has confirmed a case of Ebola brought over from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.Uganda has confirmed a case of Ebola brought over from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo’s Ebola outbreak spreading with first case confirmed in Uganda - National | Globalnews.ca

“"The young patient - 5- year-old index case of #Ebola died last night. Two more samples were sent to UVRI and have tested positive. We, therefore, have three confirmed cases of #Ebola in #Uganda"- @JaneRuth_Aceng https://t.co/oypAqpNZEW”

WHO Uganda on Twitter: ""The young patient - 5- year-old index case of #Ebola died last night. Two more samples were sent to UVRI and have tested positive. We, therefore, have three confirmed cases of #Ebola in #Uganda"- @JaneRuth_Aceng… https://t.co/p8bZm7EJXt"

“#Uganda has vaccinated nearly 4,700 health workers in 165 health facilities - including the facility where the infected child is being cared for - as part of their preparedness for a possible imported #Ebola case during the current outbreak in #DRC https://t.co/pWiYriVdbk”

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Twitter: "#Uganda has vaccinated nearly 4,700 health workers in 165 health facilities - including the facility where the infected child is being cared for - as part of their preparedness for a possible imported #Ebola case during the current outbreak in #DRC https://t.co/pWiYriVdbk"

“DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda diagnosed with virus https://t.co/HVpC3R2O3L”

Carl Zimmer on Twitter: "DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda diagnosed with virus https://t.co/HVpC3R2O3L"

“Child in Uganda has #Ebola - the first case outside Congo in current outbreak https://t.co/Hs0bhOSOwK via @cbcnews”

André Picard on Twitter: "Child in Uganda has #Ebola - the first case outside Congo in current outbreak https://t.co/Hs0bhOSOwK via @cbcnews… "

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not considerThere is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda | Buzz travel | eTurboNews |Travel News

Biggest News Source for News in Uganda and the East African Region ,Breaking news in Uganda and Daily news and the latest from UgandaThis is the first case since the deadly outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo in August last year, and the second in the country.

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A five-year-old boy who tested positive for ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official revealed on Wednesday, after a deadly outbreak spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo.A five-year-old boy who tested positive for ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official revealed on Wednesday, after a deadly outbreak spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ebola death in Uganda: Boy, 5, dies

A five-year-old boy has died of Ebola and two new cases have been confirmed in Uganda as the horrifying haemorrhagic fever spreads from the current outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).A five-year-old boy has died of Ebola and two new cases have been confirmed in Uganda as the horrifying haemorrhagic fever spreads from the current outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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Trump-aligned extremists are busily spreading disinformation online this week about 'Immigrants Are Bringing Ebola To The US.' Officials say the conspiracy amplified by Alex Jones of Infowars, Gateway Pundit, and other right-wingers is "Patently False." “Baseless rumors that asylum-seekers crossing the southern border were infected with the Ebola virus gained so much traction on social…InfoWars and others spread lies on migrants bringing Ebola to US, officials confirm they're lying

InfoWars and others spread lies on migrants bringing Ebola to US, officials confirm they're lying / Boing Boing

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy has died vomiting blood from Ebola as three cases of Ebola have been found in a separate country, WHO has confirmed.A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy has died vomiting blood from Ebola as three...

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A five-year-old boy is the first confirmed case there linked to the ongoing epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.A five-year-old boy is the first confirmed case there linked to the ongoing epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Ebola outbreak crosses border into Uganda

The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently tackling a measles outbreak which is likely to be the country's deadliest since 2012. MSF teams are responding, but more resources are urgently needed from national and international partners to curb the spread of the contagious disease.The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently tackling a measles outbreak which is likely to be the country's deadliest since 2012. MSF teams are responding, but more resources are urgently needed from national and international partners to curb the spread of the contagious disease.

Massive mobilisation urgently needed to curb fast-spreading measles outbreak | DRC | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighbouring Congo last year.A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighbouring Congo last year.

Ebola outbreak spreads past Congo with positive test in Uganda | CTV News

HEALTH officials in the conflict-hit Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed on Monday that the country was in the midst of a sizeable measles outbreak, and urged parents to have their children vaccinated. HEALTH officials in the conflict-hit Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed on Monday that the country was in the midst of a sizeable measles outbreak, and urged parents to have their children vaccinated. 

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A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after recently visiting relatives in DRC has died, a health ministry official said.A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after recently visiting relatives in DRC has died, a health ministry official said.

The Congolese government formally declared a measles epidemic on Tuesday after reporting 1,500 deaths from the disease this year in a country still battling the worst Ebola outbreak in its history.The Congolese government formally declared a measles epidemic on Tuesday after reporting 1,500 deaths from the disease this year in a country still battling the worst Ebola outbreak in its history.

Measles kills 1,500 in Congo: Epidemic declared as health workers struggle to contain Ebola and cholera

Nearly 90,000 suspected cases of airborne infection recorded since January, health minister says.Nearly 90,000 suspected cases of airborne infection recorded since January, health minister says.

DR Congo declares measles epidemic as cases up 700 percent | News | Al Jazeera