Tag archive for ‘Ebola outbreak’
By Robert On Monday, June 3rd, 2013

DRC Ebola outbreak ‘false alarm’, still unknown what killed three children

Nearly a week after a United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) bulletin, which reported on six suspected cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the northeastern Democratic Republic More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Six suspected Ebola cases reported from the Democratic Republic of Congo

At least six suspected cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) are being reported from Aketi, Bas-Uele District in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a United Nations Office for the Coordination More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Uganda Virus Research institute can now test for Ebola, Marburg

Photo/CDC The Commissioner Clinical Services in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Jacinto Amandua said that Uganda will no longer have to ship samples abroad for testing for serious viral diseases like Ebola and Marburg, More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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Uganda Health Ministry: Luweero Ebola outbreak declared over

Ebola virus Image/CDC As was reported last week, the Uganda Ministry of Health declared the Ebola outbreak that began in Luweero district in mid-November over, according to a AllAfrica report this week. The declaration More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Uganda: Three dead in new Ebola outbreak

Ebola virus Image/CDC The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Uganda has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Luweero district in Central Uganda, according to a WHO More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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Fourteen deaths recorded in Congo Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Wednesday, as of 3 September 2012, a total of 28 (eight confirmed, six probable, and 14 suspected) cases including 14 deaths had been reported from Haut-Uélé district More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is coming to an end: WHO

There has not been a new confirmed case of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Uganda’s Kibaale district since the beginning of August, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to say the outbreak is nearing it’s More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Reports of Ebola in Tanzania unfounded

Reports of two cases, a mother and son, from Tanzania being infected with the very lethal Ebola virus have been reported from various news sources recently. It is reported that the pair contracted the virus after More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 19th, 2010

The second hemorrhagic fever vaccine success story in less than a month: this time it’s Marburg

As I reported on May 24, 2010, the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in conjunction with other agencies came up with a vaccine which produced immunity in monkeys against the Ebola More...

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