Uganda Declares Ebola Outbreak After Sudan Strain Found

KAMPALA—An outbreak of Ebola has been declared in Uganda after health authorities confirmed a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain, the health ministry and World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
A 24-year-old man in Uganda’s central Mubende district showed symptoms and later died.
“We want to inform the country that we have an outbreak of Ebola which we confirmed yesterday,” Diana Atwine, the health ministry’s permanent secretary, told a news conference.
She said the patient with the confirmed case had high fever, diarrhoea, and abdominal pains and was vomiting blood. He had initially been treated for malaria….

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