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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda in current outbreak

REUTERS
Published : Jun 13, 2019, 2:28 pm IST
Updated : Jun 13, 2019, 2:28 pm IST

The first fatality, a five-year-old boy who had crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.

'A grandmother also died last night,' Emanuel Ainebyona, Uganda health ministry spokesman told Reuters. (Photo: File)
 'A grandmother also died last night,' Emanuel Ainebyona, Uganda health ministry spokesman told Reuters. (Photo: File)

Kampala: A second patient affected with the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda has died in the current outbreak, a health ministry official said on Thursday.

"A grandmother also died last night," Emanuel Ainebyona, Uganda health ministry spokesman told Reuters.

The first fatality, a five-year-old boy who had crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo, died late on Tuesday.

Tags: ebola, uganda
Location: Uganda, Central