Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased were tested for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and found to be negative.
In 2016, all the theatre equipment including an operating table, oxygen Cylinder, aesthetic machine, surgical Microscopes, Medical Gas and sterilizer among others in the theatre were shifted to Buliisa General Hospital.
Col. Dr. Ambrose Oiko, the UPDF Public Health Director said they were contacted to support the emergency delivery of vaccines describing it as part of their roles to promote and guarantee public health.
Dr.Oiko says all emergency deliveries were conducted within two hours on sunday noting that the immunisation exercise in the affected districts can continue from Monday.
Emmanuel Ainebyona, the Health Ministry’s Public Relations officer says the blood samples taken to Uganda virus research Institute-Entebbe tested Negative to Ebola and Marburg and other Hemorrhagic Fevers.