The UN's health agency on Thursday declared an end to a nearly four-month epidemic of Marburg virus in Equatorial Guinea, saying the disease, a cousin of Ebola, had caused 35 confirmed or suspected deaths.
Almost three years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 pandemic a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), the global health body on Friday announced an end to COVID-19 as a public health emergency,
Uganda on Wednesday declared an end to an Ebola virus outbreak that emerged almost four months ago and claimed the lives of 55 people. "We have successfully controlled the Ebola outbreak in Uganda," Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said at a ceremony in the central district of Mubende where the disease was first detected in…
25 Nov 2022
Uganda closed schools nationwide on Friday to curb the spread of Ebola, despite the health minister insisting to AFP that new cases had declined.
10 Nov 2022
As Ugandan farmer Bonaventura Senyonga prepares to bury his grandson, age-old traditions are forgotten and fear hangs in the air while a government medical team prepares the body for the funeral -- the latest victim of Ebola in the East African nation.
8 Nov 2022
Uganda will close schools nationwide later this month after 23 Ebola cases were confirmed among pupils, including eight children who died, the country's first lady said on Tuesday.
31 Oct 2022
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday cautioned Nigerians and other residents against embarking on non-essential travel to Uganda for now.
19 Oct 2022
The death toll from an Ebola epidemic declared last month in Uganda has climbed to 44, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
5 Oct 2022
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) says it is aware of the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) caused by the Sudan strain of the Ebola Virus (EV) in Uganda.
3 Oct 2022
The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to nine, the health ministry said Friday, two weeks after the authorities announced an epidemic in the centre of the country.
21 Sep 2022
Health authorities in Uganda have declared an outbreak of Ebola disease after a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain was confirmed in Mubende district in the central part of the country.