Tension engulfed health workers and caretakers at the Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, Kabale ,Uganda following the admission of two patients with symptoms similar to Ebola symptoms. It  turned out to  be Rift Valley Fever infection.

The Ministry of Health has dispatched a team of epidemiologist to investigate the outbreak of the Rift valley fever reported in Kabale District, Kampala, Uganda and to curb further spread of the disease.

The disease outbreak was confirmed by the Kabale District Health workers, Dr Patrick Tusiime, after blood sample taken from the two patients in the hospital tested positive at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda.

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