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[Observer] The ministry of Health has dismissed as false, rumours of a confirmed Ebola case in Mbarara district in western Uganda or any other part of the country.
[East African] Uganda will receive therapeutic treatment for Ebola virus with support from the World Health Organization, Health minister Dr Jane Aceng said on Tuesday.
[Monitor] Health minister, Dr Jane Aceng, yesterday said Uganda will receive therapeutic treatment for Ebola virus with support from World Health Organisation.
[Nation] The Ministry of Health has deployed special teams of health workers to the country's entry points following a suspected case of the Ebola viral disease in the country.
[Nairobi News] Men who have recovered from the Ebola virus disease (EVD) should practice good hygiene and safe sex at least 12 months after the onset of the symptoms to avoid sexually transmitting the disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
[Deutsche Welle] Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved controversial.
Most vaccines for diseases in low- and middle-income countries fail to be developed because of weak or absent market incentives. Conquering diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, and Ebola, as well as illnesses caused by multidrug-resistant pathogens, requires considerable investment and a new sustainable model of vaccine development involving close collaborations between public and private sectors.
Wide availability of infection control and diagnostic resources is required to control outbreaks early.
The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, say experts in global health.
[SciDev.Net] The World Health Organization's advisory committee, the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee has declared that the Ebola crisis that has raged for 10 months in the Democratic Republic of Congo and spread last week to Uganda is not a "public health emergency of international concern" (PHEIC), in a decision that baffled some critics.