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

Uganda Ebola outbreak: First death recorded in capital Kampala
Nineteen people have now died in this outbreak but there are no other recorded cases in Kampala. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: Take Precautions Against the Ebola, Warns Rukwa RC
[Daily News] Sumbawanga -- RUKWA Regional Commissioner (RC) Ms Queen Sendiga has called on citizens in the region and all Tanzanians to continue taking all necessary precautions against the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) following an outbreak of the disease in neighbouring Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda is battling Ebola again – and the world doesn’t have a vaccine | Devi Sridhar
Covid has led to pandemic fatigue, but for both humanitarian and self-interested reasons, global governments must helpEbola is one of those diseases you ’d rather not know about. It has ahigh mortality rate, often over 50%, and while the symptoms start with a fever and headache, in the latter stages, the body internally bleeds to death. Because it ’s spread through body fluids, such as an infectious person’s blood, vomit, urine, saliva, sweat or semen, it’s not as infectious as respiratory pathogens such as Covid-19, which spread through air. Those most at risk of Ebola are healthcare workers and family members car...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: Uganda Ebola Africa World news Infectious diseases Medical research Source Type: news

Why the Ebola outbreak in Uganda matters to you
If there's one thing we've learned from COVID-19 and monkeypox, health experts say, it's that viruses are world travellers – and disease outbreaks are developing at a fast and furious pace.    (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Ebola Will Spread if Resources Are Not Brought to Bear
(MedPage Today) -- Acting swiftly and decisively to extinguish the Ebola outbreak in Uganda is an important priority not just for Uganda, but for Africa and the world. The current outbreak has, thus far, been confirmed to have killed 10 -- including... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 8, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Bukoba Referral Hospital Gets CT Scan
[Daily News] Bukoba -- Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Albert Chalamila has hailed President Samia Suluhu Hassan for endorsing the purchase of a CT-scan machine for Bukoba Regional Referral Hospital's emergence unit and mobile clinic for testing Ebola suspects. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.S. to Screen Travelers From Uganda for Ebola Amid Outbreak in That Country
FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 -- Travelers flying from Uganda will be funneled to one of five U.S. airports so they can be screened for Ebola amid an outbreak in that African country, federal officials announced Thursday. Passengers who have been in Uganda... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stopping The Uganda Ebola Outbreak Now Should Be A Global Priority
Whatever aid Uganda requires to get the current outbreak under control will no doubt be well worth the investment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Drake, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Uganda: Health Workers Among 29 Killed in Ebola Outbreak
[RFI] The World Health Organization says 63 confirmed and probable cases of Ebola have been reported in Uganda, including 29 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.S. to Screen Travelers From Uganda for Ebola Amid Outbreak in That Country
FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 – Travelers flying from Uganda will be funneled to one of five U.S. airports so they can be screened for Ebola amid an outbreak in that African country, federal officials announced Thursday. Passengers who have been in Uganda... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 7, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanzania: Chiku Eyes Uganda Open Amid Ebola Scare
[Daily News] As Uganda Ladies Golf Open tournament tees off at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort in Kigo, Uganda today, Chiku Elias is only Tanzanian envoy in the three-day tournament. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health workers among dead in Ugandan Ebola outbreak
MSF calls situation ‘very serious’ as east African country grapples with outbreak of Sudan strain of virus, for which no vaccine existsIt seems like a normal day in Mubende, central Uganda. Shops remain open, children are at school and public gatherings are allowed, provided people remain socially distant.The ambulances that whisk past every few hours and the health workers who wash themselves meticulously before they return home are the only indications that it is not business as usual in the densely populated mining district, which is struggling to contain an outbreak of Ebola.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 7, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Harriet Nankya in Kampala and Kaamil Ahmed Tags: Global health Global development Ebola World news Uganda Africa Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

U.S. will divert travelers who have been to Uganda to 5 airports as Ebola outbreak worsens
All passengers, including U.S. citizens and residents, who have been in Uganda in the last 21 days will be flown to airports in New York, Newark, Atlanta, Chicago or Washington. #newark #ebolaoutbreak #atlanta #uganda #airports #passengers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news