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News |Taarifa ya EBOLA In Tanzania
The Ministry of Health has said that so far there is no Ebola patient in Tanzania while advising citizens to take precautions against this disease including washing hands with clean water and soap, avoiding touching the body or bodily fluids of an Islander or Ebola patient and avoiding travel unnecessary to visit areas affected by this disease.
The Deputy Minister of Health, Godwin Mollel has issued a statement today where he said “Sept 20, 2022 the Ministry received information through various media on the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, the statement stated that a patient who was confirmed to have Ebola died in Mubende District in Uganda” – Deputy Minister of Health Godwin Mollel
“The reports showed that there were symptoms of high fever, convulsions, vomiting of bloody vomit, diarrhea and bleeding in the eyes, investigation reports showed that this disease was caused by the Ebola-Sudan strain, the presence of this disease in neighboring countries are putting our country at risk due to the large interaction of people through land borders, airports and ports” – Deputy Minister of Health Godwin Mollel
Dalili za EBOLA symptoms
“The main symptoms of this disease include high fever, which is omaccpanied by bleeding in the body’s pores, i.e. the nose, the large and small urinary tract, the mouth, ears and eyes, a condition that leads to death in a short time, this disease spreads by touching the fluids of the patient’s body such as saliva, blood, urine and tears, if you find or see a person with these symptoms, you are advised to go to a health care center as soon as possible” – Deputy Minister of Health Godwin Mollel.
Ebola Report From Uganda
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A 24-year-old man infected with Ebola has died in central Uganda in a new outbreak confirmed by health officials.
The Minister of Health has told reporters that the victim had shown symptoms before contracting the disease.
He was a resident of Ngabano village in Mubende district, about 147 kilometers (91 miles) from the capital, Kampala.
The rare case was confirmed by the Uganda Virus Research Institute, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement.
“Thanks to his expertise [Uganda], action has been taken to identify the virus quickly and we can use this knowledge to stop the spread of the infection,” said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti – WHO Regional Director for Africa.
The World Health Organization says that it is the first time in almost a decade that a case of Ebola has been confirmed in the country.
About eight people with suspected symptoms are receiving medical care, and the WHO is now sending staff to the affected area.
Many cases of the virus have been reported in the neighboring country of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the most recent being last month.
Samples collected from the man who was presented to the hospital with symptoms of viral infection were found to be Ebola virus Sudan.
The young man had been ill for about four days, and died.
After investigation by health officials, six other deaths in the same family have been confirmed as Ebola.
The Ministry of Health in Uganda has confirmed that six people have died in Mubende district with symptoms of Ebola.
Three adults and three children died in mysterious circumstances within the last two weeks.
The deceased include a 10-month-old female child who died on September 11, 2022.
It is said that they showed symptoms of Ebola.
Community health teams are now tracing any people the family members may have come into contact with.
These families will be isolated and placed under quarantine.
Uganda’s Ministry of Health said that the only vaccines available in the country are those intended for the Congo Ebola strain.
But the authorities have assured the public that they have the ability and skills to control Ebola, based on previous experience with outbreaks of the virus.
The World Health Organization is also sending additional staff to the affected area.
This is the fifth time Uganda has experienced an outbreak of Ebola, the first time was worse in 2000 and killed 224 people, and the last outbreak in the country was in 2018. Other outbreaks occurred in 2014 and 2017.
Pictures Demonstrating the symptoms of Ebola