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Friday, November 2, 2012
#Marburg: Dr. Joachim Saweka, WHO representative in Uganda Gives Update
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As of yesterday (10/31) there are 20 contacts and at least 11 dead.
November 1, 2012
A nurse takes care of a man sick with Marburg haemorrhagic fever
Concerted efforts are underway in Uganda to control the outbreak of Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever.
The first case of the deadly viral disease was reported on October 19 in Kabale district in southwestern Uganda.
To date at least 20 cases have been reported in at least five districts including the capital, Kampala.
Dr. Joachim Saweka, WHO representative in Uganda, gave UN Radio's Patrick Maigua an update on the outbreak.
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