Ebola: Uganda taking measures to fight outbreak? Uganda has announced a slew of new measures for the latest Ebola outbreak in two districts.
It originated in Sudan but has been found in Mubende, 50 miles (80 km) from the capital. New restrictions and plans were implemented
in a televised address by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on 15 October. This announcement was completely different from
the previous situation, there was no need for these. When did the latest Ebola outbreak happen? Cases of the deadly disease recently
increased in some districts of Uganda in which Mubende has become the epicenter of the outbreak. Five cases have been recorded
during the latest outbreak, 19 deaths. The actual number may be higher. A 24-year-old man in Mubende along with six members of his family
was the first recorded death of the outbreak. What measures to fight the Uganda outbreak? President Museveni has announced
a three-week lockdown effective October 17. Museveni said that movement would be stopped in Mubende and Kasanda districts,
curfew was imposed; Cargo trucks will be allowed to enter and exit the areas. The isolation period, which lasts anywhere from
two days to three weeks, will be enforced by the police for those infected. In this, schools will remain open but entertainment places,
places of worship, gyms, bars and others have been closed. Told that the Ministry of Health in Uganda has increased local
assistance to health facilities After Kampala's health ministry issued guidelines to contain the Ebola virus, the president forbade
traditional healers from handling cases. Ebola bodily fluids are contracted through contaminated surfaces or materials.