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Uganda Virus Research Institute Approved As A Regional Reference Laboratory For Yellow Fever

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has been certified to perform yellow fever regional reference lab functions in the Arbovirology department that supports yellow fever diagnostic surveillance. This makes UVRI the only certified Yellow fever reference laboratory in Eastern Africa and the second in the African Region, the other being

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Be On Alert, Ebola Now Closer To Uganda- Health Ministry

The deadly Ebola virus that claimed several lives in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is spreading towards Uganda, the Ministry of Health has warned. This was revealed by Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Director General, Ministry of Health on Friday during the 3rd Grande Annual Doctors Conference held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala. “The latest information

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