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UNICEF, WHO Bolstering Efforts To Prevent Marburg Fever’s Spread In Uganda

Xinhua/GlobalPost: U.N. agencies beef up efforts to battle deadly Marburg fever
“To avoid the rapid spread of deadly Marburg hemorrhagic fever in Uganda, U.N. agencies are beefing up the country’s efforts to fight the virulent disease that has so far left one person dead and over 109 others under close monitoring. [UNICEF and WHO] in a joint statement issued here on Wednesday said they are responding to the outbreak by supporting areas of social mobilization geared towards creating more awareness about the disease, technical assistance as well as logistical support for contact tracing…” (10/8).

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