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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda in Current Outbreak

The first death, a five-year-old boy who had crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.

Reuters

updated:June 13, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda in Current Outbreak
Ugandan medical staff are seen inspecting the Ebola preparation facilities at the Bwera General Hospital near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Image: Reuters)

Kampala: A second patient with the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda died during the current outbreak, an official from the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

"A grandmother also died last night," said Emanuel Ainebyona, spokesman for the health ministry to Reuters.

The first death, a five-year-old boy who had crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.

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