Ugandan health worker killed by Ebola virus

Ebola cases on the rise in Uganda

The number of suspected Ebola infections continues to rise in Uganda as the health ministry reported 34 suspected cases and 21 deaths possibly caused by the virus.

Health teams are continuing to trace any people that may have come into contact with it.

The outbreak began in the central district of Mubende but has now spread to two neighbouring districts.

There are as yet no confirmed cases in the capital Kampala.

Neighboring countries said they are on high alert in case the disease spreads across borders.

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