An outbreak of Ebola in Uganda

  title={An outbreak of Ebola in Uganda},
  author={Sam Okware and Francis Omaswa and Sam Zaramba and Alex A. Opio and Julius Julian Lutwama and John Bosco Kamugisha and E. B. Rwaguma and Paul Kagwa and Margaret Lamunu},
  journal={Tropical Medicine \& International Health},
An outbreak of Ebola disease was reported from Gulu district, Uganda, on 8 October 2000. The outbreak was characterized by fever and haemorrhagic manifestations, and affected health workers and the general population of Rwot‐Obillo, a village 14 km north of Gulu town. Later, the outbreak spread to other parts of the country including Mbarara and Masindi districts. Response measures included surveillance, community mobilization, case and logistics management. Three coordination committees were… 

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