UGANDA: Man dies from Malburg virus

10-10-2014 A hospital technician in Kampala has died of a virus called Marburg, which is similar to Ebola. The 30-year-old radiographer died on September 28in Mengo hospital in Kampala, where he worked. He contracted the illness 11 days earlier. Uganda has begun mobilizing response teams and issuing health alerts, a (...)

Measures taken to stop Ebola from entering Burundi

09-01-2014 A mobile clinic at Bujumbura International Airport, including a well equipped kit composed of a pair of gloves, glasses, mask, overshoes, plastic blouse, and waterproof overalls is now available for preventing any suspected cases of ebola from entering the country, according to the Director General of Health in the (...)