Five-year-old boy dies as Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to Uganda

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on June 13, 2019
*Kampala:* A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official said on Wednesday as two of his family members also tested positive for the virus after a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. The World Health Organisation confirmed on Twitter that Uganda has now recorded...

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Published on June 12, 2019 -  00:43
Ebola Outbreak Enters 'Frightening Phase' As It Claims Five Year Old Boy
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda. A 5-year-old Congolese boy who had the virus died while in Uganda, CNN reports. The World Health Organization and Ugandan health authorities said the boy had traveled from Congo on Sunday and entered Uganda with his family and sought medical care. The other two confirmed cases are the boy's 3-year-old brother and his grandmother, 50.

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