DOCTORS in the UK have been told to be on high alert after an Ebola outbreak in Uganda killed 10 people. Health officials say the risk to the public in the UK is very low and there are current
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An outbreak of a rare Ebola strain for which there’s no vaccine has spread to two other districts in central Uganda and a suspected case is being investigated in the capital, officials say. Ainebyoona Emmanuel, a spokesman for Uganda’s health ministry, said on Sunday that the number of cases from the outbreak which began in […]
NAIROBI, Kenya — An outbreak of Ebola in Uganda, caused by a strain for which there is no approved vaccine or drug treatment, is fanning fears across East Africa, as the authorities race to contain the virus that has already caused 35 confirmed infections and seven deaths. Scientists and health officials are now pushing to […]
Kampala, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) A week after its detection, the Ebola outbreak in Uganda appeared in new territories, health authorities reported, according to which the deaths due to the disease totaled 23. The post Ebola outbreak in Uganda invades new territories first appeared on Prensa Latina.
The screenings have been ordered by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
US researchers are now calling for tests and wider surveillance for simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV) to be developed in case it causes a global outbreak.
MBALE – Over the years, I have learnt something common between disease outbreaks and financial crises that have hit Uganda in recent years. According to information from the World Health Organisation and the Centre for Diseases Control, Uganda experienced numerous Ebola outbreaks in the years 2000, 2014, 2017, and 2018 extending into 2019. The disease […]
South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 20,000 on Monday after staying in the 20,000s for the previous three days amid waning virus infections and fewer tests over the extended weekend. The country reported 12,150 new COVID-19 infections, including 132 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 24,831,761, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. The latest virus wave, triggered by the spread of a highly contagious omicron variant, has been on a decline since mid-
South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 30,000 for the third straight day Sunday as the virus wave has been gradually slowing down, coupled with fewer tests over the extended weekend. The country reported 23,597 new COVID-19 infections, including 246 from overseas, bringing the total caseload to 24,819,611, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said. The tally was down from the 28,497 reported Friday and 26,960 Saturday. It was also the lowest in 12 weeks for any virus
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Apoorva Mandavilli / New York Times: New Infectious Threats Are Coming. The US Probably Won't Contain Them. — The coronavirus revealed flaws in the nation's pandemic plans. The spread of monkeypox shows that the problems remain deeply entrenched. — Ms. Mandavilli has covered both the Covid pandemic and the monkeypox outbreak.