June 19: Ebola localized in Cassete – Uganda Minister
Uganda's Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aseng, told MPs that there was no needle anywhere in the country, except what was reported in Cassete to the west of the country
"There is no need in other parts of Uganda. Dear Members, I ask you to ignore the statements issued by various people, including the media, about the outbreak of Ebola.
"We only corroborate Ebola after three times checking a blood sample, not once, twice, three times;
This is the first confirmed case in Uganda during the eruption of the Ebola in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
"Because we've been bleeding before we have Ebola, people bleed. It is only when we confirm that we can safely say there is an Ebola. "Her reaction is obviously in response to reports in the local media that there is a case of Ebola in Mbarara. After the entry into the country of Ebola over DRC two deaths were recorded.
With the family known to have crossed the border with the deported disease DRC . Meanwhile, Ebola vaccines will be deployed after the accident.
– 19 June 2019
18 June: Ebony vaccines are approved for Uganda
said on Tuesday that health workers are already authorized to use Ebola's three experimental treatments in the country a week after the lethal disease spread across the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"Happy to inform you that we have permission from the National Science and Technology Council of Uganda and the National Drug Agency to introduce therapeutic treatment for patients with # Ebola in the country, said Uganda Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aseng on Twitter .
Treatment Approved for Delivery in Uganda Mapp Biopharma WHO Speaker Tariq Jasarevic.
"The protocols for the fourth are presented. Logistics is underway with MSF support for importing several courses of 10 each, "he added in an email.
UN health ministry says there have not been any known cases of eradication among people in Uganda All recorded patients have traveled from Congo
Four experimental therapeutic treatments are being used in Congo, he added. Uganda on Saturday. REUTERS
June 17: Kenya Ebola scares, WHO Kenya, which has symptoms like Ebola, as the eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak that killed 1400 people and spread to neighboring Uganda where two deaths are caused by lethal haemorrhagic fever. it is confirmed that there is an Ebola, this will be the first case of the virus in the east of Africa and is a disturbing spread of the disease from the eastern part of the Congo. Kenya has never had an Ebola epidemic and some Kenyan doctors have expressed concern about the country's readiness to manage the deadly virus.
The patient has visited his wife on the border between Uganda and Kenya, and three other family members are also under surveillance, according to the Kenyan media.
However, the health minister in Kenya has ignored the threat on Monday. "I want to assure all Kenyans and visitors that we have no cases of Ebola, and the ministry has undertaken and continues to implement readiness measures"
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"The Rapid Observation and Response Team sent to investigates the patient who is in a steady state has confirmed that he does not meet the definition of the Ebola case. Let me repeat to the Kenyans that the patient does not meet the definition of the Ebola case, "said Sicily Kariuki as he traveled to Nairobi International Airport to see the arriving passengers checked for fever symptoms. , placed in place, including patient isolation and blood sampling … for testing, "she said. "The result is expected by 16:00. tonight (Kenyan Times).
Uganda last week reported two Ebonian deaths from the East Congo, where the current outbreak caused more than 1,400 deaths since August. The two victims are part of the Congolese-Ugandan family going to Uganda, marking for the first time the Ebola cases that have emerged outside Congo since the outbreak.
The family is said to have infected the disease at the funeral
The World Health Organization's Expert Panel said on Friday that the Ebola epidemic in Congo was a "extraordinary event" of deep concern, but it still does not deserve to be announced for a global accident. World Health Organization General Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in the capital of Uganda said on Monday he was taking the decision. A very productive encounter with the president of #Uganda
KagutaMuseveni for a strong discussion # Ebola readiness and answer along with MinofHealthUG . We have also talked about the importance of strengthening systems and community involvement . https://t.co/qQBrUmW2Uq[19459006)-TedrosAdhanomGhebreyesus(@DrTedros) June 17, 2019
"For our part, I would like to say that we will continue to mobilize global and regional support to control this outbreak as soon as possible. He is not clean until the outbreak in Congo, "he said, according to a statement by the Uganda Ministry of Health.
The spread of Ebola in the Eastern Congo was "very unpredictable, with upward and downward trends".
Health officials in eastern Congo have begun offering vaccinations to all residents of the hotspot of Mabalako, while previous efforts have only been targeted at known contacts or those believed to be at high risk.
What's next for Uganda?
The authorities in Uganda have already compiled a list of 98 contacts or contact contacts potentially exposed to the Ebola virus, of which 10 are considered "high risk," said Mike Ryan, Executive Director of the WHO Emergency Program .
Vaccination of these contacts and health workers with Merck's experimental vaccine will begin on Saturday, he said.
Ryan told Reuters on Friday that there were no signs of a local transmission of the Ebola virus in Uganda.
– There is no evidence yet … But we have not come out of the forest yet, "he said, noting that the incubation period was up to 21 days.
The WHO's position regarding Ebola
The World Health Organization has decided not to declare an international emergency for the eruption in the Congo, despite its spread in Uganda this week, Declaration
In a statement, the group of 13 independent medical experts from the WHO Emergency Committee urged neighboring "risky" countries to improve their readiness to open and manage cases, as Uganda has done
"This is not emergency situation in the world ashtab in DRC is an emergency situation that is severe and could affect neighboring countries, "said Dr Fong Aavitsland, Chairman of the press conference at the UN agency.
"There is really nothing to be gained by the Committee, saying (extraordinary public health extraordinary international concern), but potentially it could be very much lost.
Such a declaration would risk creating travel or trade restrictions "that could seriously damage the economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo," Aavitsman said. WHO Director General Teres Agamem Ghebreyios said on Kampala's phone: "The spread of Ebola in Uganda is a new development, but the fundamental dynamics of the epidemic has not changed."
Some medical groups have called on the Commission to declare an emergency situation.
Lawrence Gostin, a professor of international health law at the Georgetown University Law School, was disappointed that the group had not declared a state of emergency for the third time.
"@ WHO was criticized for delaying the announcement of PHEIC in Africa. Failure in DRC Will Influence Legitimacy? "He said he admired the members of the group but disagreed with their conclusion.
In the last decade, only four emergencies were announced, including the worst Ebola outbreak affecting West Africa in 2014-2016 The others were a pandemic flu in 2009, the polio in 2014, and the Zikas virus in 2016.
June 13 : Uganda repatriates Ebola suspects in Congo
The authorities in Uganda on Thursday banned public gatherings in the western region of Cassete, where two
The relatives of the two men who died from Ebola have also been repatriated from Uganda in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where they will receive experimental and therapeutic treatment
"Handwash facilities, with washing materials like [bleach] and soap, no shaking hands, people just get out, "local journalist Ronald Kule told Reuters.
While repatriation means there is no confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda on Thursday, three other Ebola suspicious cases not related to
Uganda remains in Ebola's response mode to track the 27 contacts (of the family), "says a statement from the Uganda Ministry of Health. Cross-teams have taken measures to raise awareness of Ebola in the Uganda border area – DRC after confirmed cases of the disease.
Pooreal border management
Ugandan Health Minister Jane Rut Acken said the challenges remain at the "informal entry points" between Congo and Uganda, which share a flood limit of 875 kilometers.
These unresolved borders, the crossings, known as "pannyas" in the local language of the Lukonozo, are often mere planks lying at a point in the river or through forests and mountains where there is no observation.
The family, who was repatriated on Thursday, had gone from Congo to Uganda earlier this week and sought treatment when a 5-year-old boy did not feel well. He died from Ebola on Tuesday. His 50-year-old grandmother who accompanied them died of illness on Wednesday, the ministry said.
June 11: WHO Extraordinary Meeting scheduled for June 14
The World Health Organization announced that the Emergency Committee will meet on Friday to determine whether to improve its assessment of the situation to "Public health emergency of international interest". WHO in October and again in April postponed the announcement of the DRC epidemic of international concern, as the outbreak was contained in a part of DRC .
In order for the Commission to make an emergency call, it must determine that the epidemic "has public health implications beyond the national border of the affected country and may require immediate international action."
The Ebola ongoing epidemic began in August last year in the eastern Congo and has already infected at least 2 062 people, killing 1390 of them
"This epidemic is in a really frightening phase and shows no signs of stopping at any time. soon, "says Jeremy Farar, an infectious disease specialist, and director of the Wellcome Trust global health charity, which is involved in fighting Ebola.
"We can expect and plan more cases in DRC and neighboring countries. "There are currently more deaths than any other eruption epidemic in history that is the cause of the West African epidemic in 2013-16, and there is no doubt that the situation may escalate to these terrible levels." 19659003] The Red Cross said it has been stepping up its efforts to curb the spread of the virus since it was discovered in Uganda.
"This is a disturbing development, but we were preparing for this day of months," Uganda Secretary-General of the Red Cross said in a statement Wednesday. "Current Ugandan cases will be quickly detained, but the failure to stop the current eruption epidemic in DRC is just tragic," says Ian Jones, professor of virology in the UK. Brief: Uganda's Ego Readiness
Following the outbreak in August in the eastern Congo, the Congolese Ministry of Health said on Monday it was registered 2,062 cases, including 1390 deaths. 19659003] Neighboring Uganda has suffered from regular outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg over the years, both with high mortality rates of viral haemorrhagic fevers.
A donor laboratory in Entebe, a city on the coast south of the capital Kampala, means that Uganda usually confirms outbreaks much faster than many of its neighbors.
Preparing for possible cases from Ebola, Uganda has vaccinated nearly 4,700 health workers, disease surveillance has been enhanced, special medical units have been set up, and health workers are trained to recognize the symptoms of the disease
. is 2000 when 425 people are infected. More than half of them have died.
At least two people have died of Ebola death in Uganda after a confirmation Tuesday that
Five-year-old Congolese child, which was the first recorded case in Uganda and his grandmother, both have succumbed to the virus at Bwere Hospital where an isolation facility was established.
Authorities are now worried about the spread of the epidemic after more cases are confirmed on Wednesday. "Two more samples … have been positive," the World Health Organization said in Twitter, citing the Minister for Health, the total number of confirmed cases up to three.
A local news channel, Daily Monitor, said the country's Ebola cases had risen to 10, citing Health Minister Dr. Ruth Aseng, who said there were seven other suspects, including two men , two women and a six-month-old baby coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
June 10: Ebola Confirmed in Uganda
The Ebola case was confirmed in Uganda, ten months after the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 5-year-old Congolese child, who entered Uganda on June 9th at Bwera's border point, is being cared for, said the World Health Organization (WHO) WHO ). case in Uganda during the eruption of an ebola in a neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo " WHO said in a statement.
The child's family sought medical care at Kagando Hospital and the child was transferred to
"The confirmation was made today by the Ugandan Institute of Viruses (19459010) UVRI ) …  How the Ebola victim arrived in Uganda
The boy was accompanied by his father in Uganda and Congo's mother who returned to Congo to nurse her father before he died of Ebola's health minister, Uganda's health minister. Ruth Aseng said at a press conference. The family returned to Uganda with four other members of the Congolese family. All other members of the Congolese family are in isolation at the Bwera Hospital. Two of them have already developed symptoms similar to those of Ebola, and samples have been removed from them, Akeng said. Test results are expected on Wednesday. About 8 contacts are tracked, Akeng said. Akeng said the family had entered Uganda on June 10 rather than the 9th. The reason for the mismatch was not immediately clear and neither nor the government were available for clarification.
The boy was accompanied by his father in Uganda and Congo's mother who returned to Congo to nurse her father before he died of Ebola's health minister, Uganda's health minister. Ruth Aseng said at a press conference.
The family returned to Uganda with four other members of the Congolese family. All other members of the Congolese family are in isolation at the Bwera Hospital. Two of them have already developed symptoms similar to those of Ebola, and samples have been removed from them, Akeng said.
Test results are expected on Wednesday. About 8 contacts are tracked, Akeng said.
Akeng said the family had entered Uganda on June 10 rather than the 9th. The reason for the mismatch was not immediately clear and neither nor the government were available for clarification.