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  • Uganda: Ministry of Health, 8 suspected Ebola cases isolated in Kampala - Cholera?

    Uganda: Ministry of Health, isolated eight alleged Ebola cases in Kampala

    Kampala, 07 Jan 13:33 - (Agenzia Nova)- Eight people suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus were isolated in Kampala, Uganda. This was reported by the Health Ministry spokeswoman, Emma Aineboya, quoted by the "Kma Updates" information site.

    People are currently under observation at the Naguru hospital and will undergo regular medical checks. According to official information, all patients come from the Rubaga district, in the Ugandan capital.

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    Health Ministry Confirms Cholera Outbreak in Kampala

    7 Jan 2019, 18:25 In short
    The two are part of a group of eight people that were referred to Naguru after presenting with Cholera symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting
    Two, out of the eight people, admitted at Naguru hospital with cholera symptoms, have tested positive to the disease, according to the Ministry of Health.

    The group of patients was referred to Naguru from Kabowa in Rubaga Division after they presented with Cholera like symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting.

    The Ministry of Health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona says that ministry of Health is still investigating stool and blood samples obtained from the eight patients admitted at Naguru hospital. He, however, added that preliminary results indicated that two of the cases were suffering from Cholera.

    Naguru Hospital Executive Director Dr Emmanuel Batibwe says that the eight are responding to treatment. "We have admitted them in the isolation ward and so far, they are stable and responding to treatment."


    The two are part of a group of eight people that were referred to Naguru after presenting with Cholera symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting

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