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Suspected Ebola Deaths Double in DRC

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says suspected Ebola deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo have doubled in just over a week. The WHO says the figure has risen from 14 to 31 since September 5. All of the cases are in Orientale Province in northeastern Congo. WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic says the outbreak zones remain […]

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Museveni Urges Ugandans to Limit Contact After Ebola Outbreak

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Uganda’s president is urging people to avoid physical contact because of an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The highly-contagious virus has killed at least 14 people in western Uganda. Authorities say there are at least 20 confirmed cases in the Kibaale district. During a state broadcast Monday, President Yoweri Museveni called on the public […]

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Ebola Outbreak Kills 14 in Uganda

Posted July 28th, 2012 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Health officials say the deadly Ebola virus has killed 14 people in western Uganda. World Health Organization representative in Uganda said Saturday there were 20 reported cases in Kibaale district, nearly 200 kilometers west of the capital, Kampala. There is no cure or vaccine for Ebola, which manifests itself as a hemorrhagic fever, is highly […]

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