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Schools Urged To Be Vigilant As Six Students Test Positive For Ebola

Bethel | 95timefm


The Ministry of Health has cautioned parents and schools in Kampala to increase vigilance and adherence to the standard operating procedures following confirmed cases of ebola among some students in Rubaga division.

Speaking to the media in Kampala, the minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng revealed that six school-going children in three schools in this division have tested positive for ebola.

Aceng also revealed that at least 3,000 people are set to get vaccinated against the disease as the ministry of Health begins trials for three ebola vaccines, those to be vaccinated include contacts of those infected with ebola as well as the frontline health workers.