WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Under Control


News: An outbreak of haemorrhagic fever Ebola in Uganda is now under control, according to a WHO spokesperson. The fever has claimed 16 lives, including four clinical officers who were caring for sick patients in the country. However, the spokesperson asked for ongoing vigilance. Meanwhile, Kagera Region in Tanzania has been placed on high alert due to Ebola cases in neighbouring Uganda. Currently, there is no treatment or vaccine for the fever, which has mortality rates of up to 90%.

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