Ebola Scare: Uganda screens Travellers at Border Points
www.ntvuganda.co.ug According to A World Health Organisation report from the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo, six people have died of Ebola in the Country. The report comes at a time when Uganda in a space of a month has lost 16 people due to the deadLy ebola haemorrhagic fever. Samples sent to Uganda from Congo indicate that the Ebola strain is the Bundibugyo type which killed 37 people in Uganda 2007. Uganda's Ministry of Health affirms that it is more than ready to deal with this strain if it were to enter into the country. At all border points experts have been put in place to screen anyone entering the country from DRC.