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Ebola health workers being traced

The Ugandan health minister says they are trying to contain the ebola outbreak by tracing health workers who have come into contact with the virus.

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda has killed 14 people including a woman who died in the capital, Kampala.

The Ugandan health mnister Christine Ondoa said seven suspected cases were responding well to treatment.

The woman who died in Mulago hospital in Kampala was a health worker from Western Uganda where the outbreak began - Ms Ondoa said they were trying to contain the spread by tracing other health workers who had been in contact with patients.

  • 30 Jul
  • From the section Africa