Uganda: ebola outbreak
Created: 11/11/2022 +


On 20 September 2022, the Ugandan health authorities declared an Ebola outbreak after the confirmation of one case in Madudu subcounty of Mubende district (the central region of Uganda) on 19 September. As at 7 November, there were 135 confirmed cases and 53 associated deaths.The most recent Ebola outbreak in Uganda occurred in 2019, but it was a different strain (Zaire ebolavirus) from the current Sudan ebolavirus. The President of Uganda imposed a 21-day lockdown of Mubende and Kassanda districts on 15 October.