Ebola haemorrhagic fever among hospitalised children and adolescents in northern Uganda: epidemiologic and clinical observations.

@article{Mupere2001EbolaHF,
  title={Ebola haemorrhagic fever among hospitalised children and adolescents in northern Uganda: epidemiologic and clinical observations.},
  author={Ezekiel Mupere and O F Kaducu and Zabulon Yoti},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={60-5}
}
BACKGROUND A unique feature of previous Ebola outbreaks has been the relative sparing of children. For the first time, an out break of an unusual illness-Ebola haemorrhagic fever occurred in Northern Uganda Gulu district. OBJECTIVES To describe the epidemiologic and clinical aspects of hospitalised children and adolescents on the isolation wards. METHODS A retrospective descriptive survey of hospital records for hospitalised children and adolescents under 18 years on the isolation wards in… CONTINUE READING
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