TITLE

The strains of Ebola

AUTHOR(S)
Mason, Christopher
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/6/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p1266
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the outbreak of new Ebola strains in 2007 in Uganda. It relates that the recent outbreaks has killed 37 Ugandan and confounded medical experts of the Kikyo Health Centre, which was the epicenter of the disease. The report notes that there were 149 reported cases of the outbreak in the western district of the country between August 2007 and January 2008, in which 91 cases were admitted to Kikyo. It is noted that health officials admitted that the outbreak's impact was heightened by the lack of protective equipment and shortage of facilities in health centers.
ACCESSION #
31772141

 

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