WHO: Disease Outbreak News – Ebola Virus
3 August 2012
Ebola in Uganda – update
3 August 2012 — Experts continue the fight to control the Ebola haemorrhagic outbreak in western Uganda. The outbreak, now in its second week, has claimed at least 16 lives out of 53 cases reported. Ebola is caused by one of the most virulent pathogens known to humankind. WHO is supporting the screening of patients, follow-up of contacts and surveillance, providing personal protection suits and essential equipment, as well as social mobilization and education activities.
29 July 2012
Ebola in Uganda