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Seven Doctors Who Treated Ebola Patients in Uganda Are in Quarantine

Fourteen have already died in the latest outbreak.

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Seven doctors of Mulago Hospital who treated an Ebola patient from Kibaale district have been placed under quarantine.

This was done to prevent the spread of the deadly disease that has claimed 14 lives. Another 13 health workers, who accompanied the patient who died a few days ago, have also been quarantined, President Yoweri Museveni revealed yesterday.

In a statement on the outbreak of Ebola, Museveni cautioned Ugandans to avoid activities that could spread the disease.

Meanwhile, two more patients who are suspected to have contracted the deadly disease have been registered in Kibaale, according to the district health officer, Dr. Dan Kyamanywa.