No Crimean Congo Fever in Uganda – Ministry of Health


The ministry of health has refuted claims of multiple proven cases of Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever within the districts of Nakaseke and Luwero. The Minister of Health general duties Sarah Opendi says there has been only one proven case that has improved with supportive treatment and is no longer infectious. Opendi clarified that all other suspected cases and those who came in contact with the proven case were found negative when tested. Irene Namajja reports.