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Uganda begins Ebola vaccinations

Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday, amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak.

Official: Lassa fever kills 142 in Nigeria since January

Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday, reporting a rise of 32 fatalities in a month.

Lassa fever deaths rise to 110 in Nigeria

Lassa fever has claimed 110 lives in Nigeria since the beginning of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said Tuesday, in one of the worst outbreaks since 2016.

Death toll from Lassa fever reaches 72 in Nigeria

Nigeria is suffering its worst outbreak of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health officials said 72 people had died since the start of this year.

WHO: Nigeria suffering worst Lassa fever outbreak

Nigeria is suffering its worst outbreak of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health officials said 72 people had died since the start of this year.

Lassa fever kills 21 in Nigeria – health officials

Twenty-one people have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria this month, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Wednesday, in the latest outbreak in Africa's most populous nation.

Uganda confirms outbreak of hemorrhagic fever

Uganda’s health ministry on Monday confirmed an outbreak of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in the central district of Nakaseke, Sarah Opendi, State Minister for Health said.

Uganda controls deadly Marburg fever outbreak – WHO

The World Health Organisation says Uganda has successfully controlled a deadly outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, an infectious disease related to Ebola.

Rare Marburg virus disease kills at least one on Uganda-Kenya border as WHO helps...

The World Health Organization has said it is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya.

Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda – official

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said.

Uganda confirms 1 case of Ebola-like Marburg virus

Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday.

West Africa must brace for more deadly fevers – researchers

West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.

Three Ugandan women suffer Ebola-like viral hemorrhagic fever

Uganda is on high alert as the ministry of health is investigating and monitoring three suspected cases of the deadly Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in the central district of Luwero, a top official said on Friday.

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