Uganda's president broadcasts lockdown measures to curb lethal Ebola outbreak

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni mentioned on Saturday the federal authorities is implementing an in a single day curfew, closing places of worship and leisure, and prohibiting movement into and out of two districts affected by Ebola for 21 days.

The measures aimed in the direction of curbing the unfold of the illness will most seemingly be launched immediately in Mubende and Kassanda in central Uganda, the epicentre of the epidemic, Museveni mentioned in a televised nationwide deal with.

“These are short-term measures to handle the unfold of Ebola. we ought to always all co-function with authorities so we convey this outbreak to an finish inside the shortest doable time.”

Museveni mentioned 19 people have died as a end result of the east African nation introduced the outbreak of the lethal hemorrhagic fever on Sept. 20.

The Ebola virus causes factors with blood clotting, ensuing in inside bleeding, irritation and tissue harm.


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