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Uganda: Marburg fever outbreak DREF Operation No. MDRUG005 Final Report

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a…

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Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Uganda

Uganda: Deadly fever hits Kamwenge again

By Fred Ouma A NEW case of the deadly Marburg haemorrhagic fever has been reported in Kamwenge district in western Uganda. The Ministry of Health, in a statement yesterday, confirmed that a mine worker at Kitaka gold mines…

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News and Press Release
Source:
New Vision
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Uganda: CDC researchers find possible animal source for Marburg virus

Identification of infection in a common African fruit bat Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and their collaborators have for the first time successfully identified Marburg virus infection in a common species of African fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus).…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CDC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Uganda: Marburg is a global threat, says WHO

EVELYN LIRRI KAMPALA - THE deadly Marburg virus disease, which was reported in Uganda some weeks ago, is one of the biggest threats to global health security, the World Health Organisation has declared. "Emerging viral diseases such as ebola, marburg hemorrhagic…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Monitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Uganda: Marburg fever outbreak DREF Bulletin no. MDRUG005

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries. In Brief This DREF Bulletin…

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Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Uganda

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Uganda - update 14 Aug 2007

Results of laboratory tests on blood samples from Kampala and Kamwenge performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA have confirmed Marburg virus infection in the putative index case, a mine worker, and in one…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WHO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Uganda 3 Aug 2007

Marburg haemorrhagic fever (MHF) has been confirmed in a 29-year-old man in Uganda. The man became symptomatic on 4 July 2007, was admitted to hospital on 7 July and died on 14 July. The disease was confirmed by laboratory…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WHO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011