Global Alert and Response (GAR)

2001 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Uganda - Update 37

03 January 2001

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 2 January, the Ugandan Ministry of Health has reported the following:

Gulu district: No new confirmed cases have been detected since 22 December 2000.  The cumulative total number of  cases remains 394 cases and 149 deaths (see previous report).

Masindi district: No new confirmed cases have been reported since 19 December 2000.  The cumulative total number of cases remains 27 cases and 19 deaths (see previous report).

Active case finding and follow up of contacts of suspected and confirmed cases are continuing in both districts. 

WHO recommends no special restrictions on travel or trade to or from Uganda.

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