Uganda health officials reported two additional confirmed Ebola (Sudan Virus Disease) cases in the current outbreak, bringing the cumulative confirmed cases to 43 through October 2. No deaths were reported and the cumulative total remains at nine.
Bunyangabu district has become the fourth district to report a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of affected districts to four, that is Mubende, Kassanda, Kagadi and Bunyangabu, the Daily Monitor reports.
Health officials said the new Ebola case in the district is of a fourth-year medical student of Kampala International University. He was attending to Ebola patients at Mubende Hospital.
In addition, the patient was in contact with Dr Mohammed Ali, who succumbed to Ebola on Saturday morning at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital.
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