Uganda Ebola Outbreak To Be Contained, Experts Say

Uganda Ebola Outbreak To Be Contained, Experts Say

It’s been recently revealed that there is an Ebola outbreak in Uganda, but experts tell the world not to worry because it can be contained. Check out the latest reports below.

Ebola outbreak in Uganda

According to the latest reports, there is an outbreak of Ebola spreading in Uganda; officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention remain confident that the virus can be contained.

As NBC News notes, Joel Montgomery, who leads the agency’s Viral Special Pathogens branch, recently returned from Uganda, where he met with CDC teams already on the ground and officials from the country’s Health Ministry.

From Tuesday, there had been 60 confirmed cases and 24 deaths in the outbreak, which began last month, according to the Health Ministry.

“I feel confident that Uganda can control this,” Montgomery said.

He continued and explained the following:

“They’ve been responding to Ebola outbreaks for years now and are actually quite good at it.”

The CDC alerted physicians nationwide to the outbreak this month. The entity also asked them to be aware of symptoms and to review how they would care for a patient in the event that a sick traveler arrived in the U.S. Check out the original article in order to learn more details about all this. 

Pandemic state in the world

Speaking about disease, we have recently been addressing covid a lot. 

According to the latest reports, Boston University scientists were recently condemned for ‘playing with fire’ after it emerged they had created a lethal new Covid strain in a laboratory.

Source: Pexels revealed the team had made a hybrid virus — combining Omicron and the original Wuhan strain — that killed 80 percent of mice in a study. Check out more details in our previous article. 

In other recent relevant news, during a meeting on the European Union’s COVID-19 response, Pfizer’s president of international developed markets, Janine Small, admitted that its vaccine had never been tested before its release to the general public on its ability to prevent the transmission of COVID when asked by Dutch politician and a current Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Robert “Rob” Roos.

Rada Mateescu

Passionate about subjects from the science and health-related areas, Rada has been blogging for about ten years and at Health Thoroughfare, she's covering the latest news on these niches.

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