Monday, October 29, 2012

#Marburg claims second victim from Ibanda, bringing deaths to 8

October 29, 2012

A 45-year-old man died of Marburg virus at Ibanda Hospital on Sunday, Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Executive Director Dr George Upenytho told this paper. “I have been with Medicins San Frontiers doctors from Kabale. They have told me that another person has died of Marburg at Ibanda Hospital, it is a confirmed case,” Dr Upenytho told this newspaper on Sunday evening.

1 comment:

Duff Smith said...

If the first Ibanda case was admitted Oct 19 and died on the 24th, then this is likely one of the seven people who were being monitored after being in contact with her, perhaps one of the two doctors or 1 nurse but hopefully not.