Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak

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A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The boy died overnight, the official told Reuters, after entering Uganda from Congo with his family. His mother had returned to Congo to nurse her father, who died of the disease, the health minister said on Tuesday.

The official asked not to be named.

Four of the boy’s relatives are being monitored in isolation wards and two of them are...


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Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak


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