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Ebola outbreak contained in Uganda

A nurse wearing protective gears attending to a patient.
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Health workers are often the unfortunate first victims of outbreaks like Ebola. The Ugandan health ministry has announced initiatives to strengthen its overall preparedness and response strategy for such outbreaks. One of the concerns will be to ensure that health care workers are well protected from the disease by adopting standard infection control precautions.

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