Uganda Fears Ebola Virus Outbreak in Capital

Officials announce 14 have died of the virus in the country.


As fears of the Ebola virus spread through Uganda, health officials are bracing the country's capital city, Kampala, for a possible outbreak.

On Saturday, Ugandan Ministry of Health officials and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 14 people had died from the Ebola virus. A spokesperson for the WHO told NPR that thirty-six people are confirmed to have recently had the disease.