• Uganda declares first Sudan ebolavirus outbreak in a decade

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Health authorities in Uganda on Tuesday declared an Ebola outbreak after a case of Sudan ebolavirus was confirmed.
    Authorities in Uganda were investigating six “suspicious” deaths reported in the Mubende district this month, when a sample tested positive for the virus. The sample was from a 24-year-old man who has since died, according to Uganda's Ministry of Health. There are currently eight other suspected cases who are being treated and monitored, WHO officials said.
    “This is the first time in more than a decade that Uganda is recording an outbreak of Sudan ebolavirus,”
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