Thursday, November 29, 2007

Uganda confirms 16 Ebola deaths & 5th psossible strain

A new strain of Ebola virus has infected 51 people and killed 16 in an area near Uganda’s border with Democratic Republic of Congo, U.S. health experts said on Thursday.
Analysis of samples taken from some of the victims show it is a previously unknown type of Ebola (according to the CDC).

Ugandan health officials have said the virus appears to be unusually mild


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