Tag: disease outbreak

Gaps In Congo And Uganda Border Is Making Ebola Quarantine More Difficult

People who have Ebola might be coming in and out of Uganda without going through official border posts, authorities have admitted. The first two confirmed cases of Ebola in Uganda used unguarded dirt paths between the two countries.

Public Health June 20, 2019

Ugandan Government Says Ebola Threat A Lot Worse Than Previous Projections

Uganda reported its first cases of Ebola this week. Two people have already died from the disease and three individuals were held in isolation after coming into contact with the infected patients.

Public Health June 15, 2019

New Washington Bill Seeks To Limit Exemptions To Measles Vaccination

Lawmakers voted to limit non-medical vaccine exemptions in Washington state as the country continues to see a rise in new cases of measles. Parents are no longer allowed to opt out of vaccinating their children for personal or philosophical reasons.

Public Health April 25, 2019

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