Uganda Virus Research Institute

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2012
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by Shifa Mwesigye In 1982, Prof Nelson Ssewankambo was a young researcher studying a strange disease at Kasensero fishing village, Rakai. Together with Prof David Serwadda and other scientists, they later confirmed the cause of the ailment to be HIV, the virus that causes Aids. On Saturday, as Uganda...
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Sep 4th, 2012
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that there are no new cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever reported in Kibaale district, Uganda, since 3 August 2012, indicating that the outbreak is coming to an end. A total of 24 probable and confirmed cases including 17 deaths have been reported sinc...