Statement on Confirmed Ebola Cases in Uganda
As of June 12, the Ugandan Ministry of Health has confirmed three cases of Ebola in western Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United States has strong confidence in the Ugandan government’s ability to respond to the outbreak in coordination with partners. The U.S. government has invested heavily in Uganda’s preparations to manage Ebola through both technical and financial assistance, and we will continue to provide assistance to prevent the spread of the disease. For updates on the situation, we encourage you to follow the Ugandan Ministry of Health as well as the World Health Organization’s Ebola situation reports.