Saturday, November 24, 2012

WHO: Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Uganda - update

As of 23 November 2012, a total of 20 (probable or confirmed) cases, including 9 deaths have been reported from4 districts in Uganda (Kabale, Ibanda, Mbarara, and Kampala).
The last confirmed case was hospitalised on 31 October 2012.
The Ministry of Health continues to conduct active surveillance and investigation on all cases alerted in the 4 districts. Close contacts of the Marburg cases are being followed-up for a period of 21 days.


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