Uganda: One Month After Declaration of Ebola Epidemic in Uganda
[MSF] Since 20 September, 2022, the day the Ebola epidemic was declared in Uganda, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working alongside the Ministry of Health to support medical care in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: EU Grants Sh119.6 Million to Kenya for Ebola Outbreak Preparedness
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The European Union (EU) has allocated Sh119.6 million in humanitarian funding to help Kenya take anticipatory action against the spread of Ebola following its outbreak in Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Seven Family Members Test Positive for Ebola in Kampala
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Health has confirmed that seven family members in Kampala have tested positive for Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda says 9 more Ebola cases confirmed in Kampala, urges vigilance
Uganda has reported nine more Ebola cases in the capital Kampala, bringing the total number of known infections to 14 in the last two days, the health minister says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Ebola in Uganda - Why Women Must Be Central to the Response
[The Conversation Africa] "No time for that" was the constant refrain heard by gender and women's health experts working in the 2014/16 Ebola response. This was an emergency and the main thing was to deal with the crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Merck locates frozen batch of undisclosed Ebola vaccine, will donate for testing in Uganda ’s outbreak
In a revelation that may help Uganda combat its outbreak of Ebola, the pharmaceutical giant Merck has acknowledged to Science— after repeated inquiries — that it has up to 100,000 doses of an experimental vaccine for the deadly viral disease in its freezers in Pennsylvania and will donate them. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ugandan government are discussing if and how these doses can be incorporated into one or more clinical trials of other candidate Ebola vaccines that could launch as soon as next month. The Merck vaccine targets Sudan ebolavirus, the pathogen currentl...
Source: ScienceNOW - October 23, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month
It's been a month since the disease was reported in the East African country. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO: Uganda Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month
A top World Health Organization official says Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ebola Outbreak in Uganda Is ‘ Rapidly Evolving, ’ World Health Organization Says
KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country, a top World Health Organization official said Thursday, describing a difficult situation for health workers on the ground. “The Ministry of Health of Uganda has shown remarkable resilience and effectiveness and (is) constantly fine-tuning a response to what is a challenging situation,” Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the U.N. health agency’s regional director for Africa, told reporters. “A better understanding of the chains of transmission is helping those...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Uganda Reports Worrisome Increase in Ebola Cases in Capital
KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan officials have reported 11 more cases of Ebola in the capital since Friday, a worrisome increase in infections just over a month after an outbreak was declared in a remote part of the East African country. Nine more people in the Kampala metropolitan area tested positive for Ebola on Sunday, in addition to two others on Friday, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said Monday. A top World Health Organization official in Africa said last week that Uganda’s Ebola outbreak was “rapidly evolving,” describing a challenging situation for health workers. Ugandan health authorities have...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rodney Muhumuza/AP Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

CDC says it is 'confident' it could contain Ebola outbreak responsible for 24 deaths in Uganda
Dr Joel Murphy, who heads up the US response to Ebola and similar diseases, said it was unlikely that Ebola would escape Uganda. It has only reached the US once before in 2014. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. weighs crackdown on experiments that could make viruses more dangerous
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Source: ScienceNOW - October 19, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Uganda: Museveni Puts Kampala on High Alert Over Ebola
[Nile Post] President Museveni has ordered the Ministry of Health, Kampala Capital City Authority, and other partners to be on high alert following the discovery of two Ebola cases in Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Young Africans, UNICEF Sign Six-Month Deal
[Daily News] Young Africans have sealed a six-month contract with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) targeting to promote awareness on COVID-19 vaccination and education on Ebola disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: "Lockdown is Coming to Kampala Very Soon, Get Ready" - Kabuleta to Ugandans
[Nile Post] The leader of the National Economic and Empowerment Dialogue (NEED) Joseph Kabuleta has warned people in Kampala to get ready for a lockdown due to ebola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news