Uganda: Hundreds Arrested For Violating Lockdown Measures in Mubende, Kassanda
[Nile Post] At least 222 boda boda cyclists have been arrested and their motorcycles impounded for violating the lockdown measures in the two ebola hotspot districts of Mubende and Kassanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Medics Say Mubende, Kassanda Lockdowns Will Help Country Fight Ebola
[Nile Post] In his address on Ebola last week, President Museveni instituted measures to curb the transmission of the highly infectious Ebola Virus Disease in the districts of Mubende and Kassanda which have turned out to be hotspots of the Ebola Virus Disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Herbalists, Religious Leaders Urge Ugandans to Follow Science in Fight Against Ebola
[Nile Post] A prominent Christian cleric in Uganda has warned that extreme faith can sometimes lead to mistakes, and has urged religious leaders to believe in science. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: UK Announces Support to Help Uganda Manage the Ebola Outbreak
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -- The British High Commission in Kampala on 12th October announced that the UK will provide £2.2m to WHO, UNICEF and WFP to support Uganda's response to the current Ebola outbreak. This will consist of: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can long Covid research unlock other great medical mysteries of our time?
Attention and funding for research into mononucleosis, HIV, Lyme, Ebola, Sars and other infections have historically been limited – but long Covid changed thatRead the Guardian ’s new series, Living with long CovidAs the coronavirus grew from a fleeting concern to a full-blown panic, Lili Lim started to hear about people for whom the illness lasted weeks or even months. There were news stories of young people that couldn ’t shake their fatigue or cognitive malaise, of folks who had to quit their job due to debilitating exhaustion.For Lim, the symptoms were frighteningly recognizable.Continue reading... (Source: Guard...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Tik Root Tags: Long Covid Medical research Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Serum Institute to produce Ebola vaccine for use in Uganda outbreak
The Serum Institute of India plans to manufacture 20,000 to 30,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine by the end of November for use in trials against an outbreak in Uganda, its developers and a company source said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Museveni Announces Lockdown, Curfew in Mubende, Kassanda Districts Over Ebola
[Nile Post] President Museveni has announced a lockdown and curfew in the districts of Mubende and Kassanda for 21 days over the Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda locks down 2 districts in bid to stem spread of Ebola
Ugandan authorities have imposed a travel lockdown on two Ebola-hit districts as part of efforts to stop the spread of the contagious disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Uganda's president announces lockdown measures to curb deadly Ebola outbreak
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni says the government is implementing an overnight curfew, closing places of worship and entertainment, and prohibiting movement into and out of two districts affected by Ebola for 21 days. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Uganda: Stop Seeking Treatment for Ebola From Traditional Healers, Museveni Warns
[Nile Post] President Museveni has warned traditional healers against accepting and admitting Ebola patients but also asked members of the public to avoid seeking treatment from herbalists and witch doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Director-General's Opening Remarks At High-Level Emergency Ministerial Meeting On Cross-Border Collaboration for Preparedness and Response to Ebola Virus Disease - 12 October 2022
[WHO] Your Excellency Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda, WHO to Try Two Vaccines for Rare Ebola Virus Strain
[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda and the World Health Organization are planning to try out two vaccines for the Ebola Sudan virus to try and curb the spread of the rare strain. The virus has so far killed 19 people and infected at least 54 people in five districts in Uganda. After meetings in Kampala, the WHO's director general described the new outbreak as troubling. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: WHO Supports Uganda Ebola Response
[UN News] The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to support Uganda as the Government there responds to a deadly Ebola outbreak, agency chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, in his weekly press conference on global health challenges. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO says vaccine trial for new Ebola strain could start soon, as 1st case confirmed in Ugandan capital
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday a clinical trial of vaccines to combat the Sudan strain of Ebola could start within weeks as an outbreak of the disease in Uganda reached the capital, stirring alarm. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Uganda: Health Ministry Confirms Ebola Death in Kampala
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Health has confirmed the first Ebola death in Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news