Ebola Outbreak Enters 'Frightening Phase' As It Claims Five Year Old Boy

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Published on June 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

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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