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Girl in Nakaseke dies of strange disease, Crimean Congo fever suspected
The ministry of health last week said there was no existence of the epidemic in the district, however, local leaders have raised concerns that more people could die if action is not taken.

A 9-year-old girl has died in Nakaseke district, from suspected Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. Health officials in the district say blood samples have been taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute for confirmatory tests.

 

The ministry of health last week said there was no existence of the epidemic in the district, however, local leaders have raised concerns that more people could die if action is not taken.