In a follow-up on a report on the Uganda Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever and Rift Valley Fever situation, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following: The Ministry of Health in Uganda...

In a follow-up to a report last week, during a news conference today in Kampala, Uganda, Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng reported additional cases of the serious viral infections in the country. “Since...

Officials with the Uganda Ministry of Health have confirmed that a nine-year-old boy from Nakaseke, in central Uganda, tested positive for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), according to a NTV...

In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation. That’s why scientists, investigating an outbreak of respiratory disease in a community...

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported today that the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda has been declared over. “Uganda has led an exemplary response. Health authorities and partners,...

The Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) are reporting that there is an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Kiboga and Mityana districts. This...

In a recent World Health Organization (WHO) news release dated Nov. 15 on the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda, officials said of the outbreak that was officially declared on Oct. 19– Contact...

In an update on the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda, the World Health Organization reports that the outbreak remains at three cases (two confirmed and one probable), all of whom have died,...

The World Health Organization is helping the Kenyan Ministry of Health guard against the spread of Marburg Virus Disease from neighbouring Uganda. Health authorities are strengthening preparedness measures...

In a follow-up on the Marburg outbreak that was declared in Uganda earlier this month, the Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting no additional cases as of Nov. 1. Health officials announced that the response...