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Topic - Ebola's Other Ugly Cousin Makes Appearance
Posted: January 16 2018 at 1:09pm By carbon20
Doctors ask government to explain status of congo-crimean fever outbreak
The doctor’s concerns follow earlier statements released by the permanent secretary in the ministry of health, Diana Atwine, refuting claims of the outbreak of the disease

The Uganda Medical Association has expressed concern over the manner in which the ministry of health is handling the possible outbreak of the  Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, which they say is putting the lives of health workers and the community in jeopardy.

 

The association wants the ministry to declare this an epidemic until all investigations are carried out.

 

The doctor’s concerns follow earlier  statements released by the permanent  secretary in the ministry of health, Diana Atwine, refuting claims of the outbreak of the disease and later a statement from the State Minister for Health Sarah Opendi confirming a case of the deadly disease