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Ministry of Health declares Uganda free of yellow fever

By Benon Nsubuga

Added 6th September 2016 05:40 PM

By May this year a total of 65 cases of Yellow fever had been reported in the Greater Masaka districts and Rukungiri but only three people were confirmed dead.

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By May this year a total of 65 cases of Yellow fever had been reported in the Greater Masaka districts and Rukungiri but only three people were confirmed dead.

The Ministry of Health of has declared the country Yellow fever free since it broke out in Masaka and Rukungiri districts in March this year.

By May this year a total of 65 cases of Yellow fever had been reported in the Greater Masaka districts and Rukungiri but only three people were confirmed dead.

The Director General of Health Services Dr. Ben Mbonye says that following the ministry of Health Survey on the prevalence of Yellow fever in the respective districts,it indicated that there were no more new cases of the disease.

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