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12:06
12:06

Uganda Starts Surveillance After Meningitis Outbreak in DRC Cholera vaccination 6 3

Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng told URN in an interview that they are moving fast to deploy adequate surveillance teams to ensure all persons entering Uganda from DRC are screened for any infections
12:33
12:33

DR Congo Declares Meningitis Outbreak

Confirmatory tests carried out by the Institute Pasteur in Paris detected Neisseria meningitidis – one of the most frequent types of bacterial meningitis with the potential to cause large epidemics.
16:28
16:28

Uganda to Conduct Free Meningitis Immunization meningitis outbreak 1

The areas in which this immunisation exercise will be carried out for the next two weeks will be; Arua, Zombo, Koboko, Adjumani, Nebbi, Maracha, Moyo, Yumbe, Gulu, Amuru, Kitgum, Lamwo, Nwoya, Pader, Agago, Omoro, Dokolo, Lira, Alebtong, Kole, Otuke, Amolatar, Apac, Oyam, Hoima, Masindi, Buliisa, Kiryadongo, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Soroti, Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto, Nakapiripiriti, and Napak.
12:41
12:41

Meningitis Outbreak Confirmed in Nakaseke District

Acute bacterial meningitis is a rapidly progressive bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the layers of tissue that cover the brain and spinal cord. People with meningitis present with symptoms such as fever, headache, back pain and changes-in mental status.
15:33
15:33

High Alert in Refugee Camps as 17 People are Confirmed with Meningitis meningitis outbreak 1

Relief organizations in Adjumani district have embarked on active surveillance following a suspected outbreak of meningitis that has so far affected 17 people.
13:53
13:53

Suspected Meningitis Kills Two in Amuru meningitis outbreak

Charles Okwera, the Amuru deputy District Health Officer has confirmed to Uganda Radio Network that the deaths occurred last week in areas of Pabbo Sub County. He says twelve other people have also been diagnosed with signs similar to symptoms of meningitis.
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