DR Congo Ebola Outbreak: Child in Uganda Diagnosed with Virus

June 11, 2019

(BBC) – A five-year-old boy in Uganda has been diagnosed with Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed. This is the first case confirmed in the country amid a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 2,000 cases have been recorded there in the last 10 months – most of which have been fatal. The boy is said to have travelled across the border with his family from DR Congo on Sunday.