Ebola cases rising in Kampala

As Ebola Cases Rise In Uganda, Health Workers Seek To Contain Virus

by Michaeleen Doucleff (for Shots NPR’s health blog)

The number of Ebola cases in Uganda has increased during the past few days, a spokesman from the World Health Organization tells Shots. But the outbreak is still limited to a small region.

“Accumulatively to date, there are 36 suspected or confirmed cases,” WHO’s Gregory Hartl says. “All cases are in the Kibaale district,” a rural region west of Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

A WHO perspective is available at: Global Alert and Response (GAR).

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