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Mubende Health team discharge last batch of Ebola patients

By: Melanie Aanyu

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

The health team at Mubende Ebola treatment Unit can now breathe a sigh of relief after discharging their last patients.

The last batch of four patients including three women and a one-year-old baby, received their discharge letters on Wednesday evening and are now free to reunite with their families.

Dr Paskar Apiyo, a consultant physician attached to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, but currently heading the Mubende Ebola Treatment team, described the discharging of patients as a milestone that has given them a great experience that they will always share.

Ms Immaculate Atuhaire, an official from Ministry of Health commended the health team for a job well done, urging them to respond quickly wherever there’s an Ebola outbreak.

Ms Rosemary Byabashaija, the Mubende Resident District Commissioner and head of the district task force, said, they are grateful to God that the last four last patients have beeb discharged and , all the wards have been closed.