Health ministry confirms Ebola case in Kasese

Health ministry confirms Ebola case in Kasese

The confirmed case is a five-year-old boy said to have traveled from the Democratic Republic of Congo with his mother on Monday.

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Health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (left) says the confirmed case is a boy from neighbouring DRC. (Credit: Ministry of Health)

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KAMPALA – The ministry of health has confirmed a case of Ebola in Kasese district in western Uganda.

The confirmed case is a five-year-old boy said to have traveled from the Democratic Republic of Congo with his mother on Monday.

Below is the ministry’s statement in full, released by minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng:

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