Nakaseke leaders task government on Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever cases

Emergency. An ambulance is parked near the out-patient department at Nakaseke Hospital on Saturday. PHOTO BY DAN WANDERA

What you need to know:

  • "The District Chairperson of Nakaseke cannot announce the outbreak. Wait for a statement from the Ministry of Health Tomorrow regarding the issue you have raised," Opendi who did not deny or confirm the reported case of CCHF disease in Nakaseke told the Daily Monitor on Phone.
  • In September 8, 2017 cases of the CCHF disease were confirmed in Nakaseke District where an isolation centre was put up to manage the emergences.

Authorities in Nakaseke have tasked government to clarify on the new case of the Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever just four months after the disease reportedly claimed the lives of eight people in the district.


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