2001 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Uganda - Update 38
09 January 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
On 9 January, the Ugandan Ministry of Health has reported a confirmed case of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Gulu district. This patient, who has died, was a known close contact of a previous case. The cumulative total number of cases for Gulu is now 395 cases with 150 deaths.
No new confirmed cases have been reported in Masindi district since 19 December 2000. The cumulative total number of cases remains 27 cases and 19 deaths.
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.