2000 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Uganda - Update 12
28 October 2000
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 28 October, the Ugandan Ministry of Health has reported 205 cases, including 71 deaths.
As reported yesterday, several organizations are participating in the task forces in Gulu district and at the national level to contain the outbreak. Two Italian epidemiologists will be joining the team from the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) to further strengthen the surveillance and field epidemiology activities in Gulu. UNICEF are assisting with logistics and have supplied additional essential materials for case management.