By Weswa Ronnie
Mbale regional referral hospital has registered first Ebola suspect.
This was revealed by Johnathan Wangisi, the Mbale District Health Officer while speaking to councilors at Mbale secondary school hall during a budget conference 2023/2024 today 10th November 2022.
According to Wangisi, the case was reported this morning at Mbale main referral hospital of a 16 year old boy from Kumi district who has related signs like blood coming out of natural openings, fever among others.
He adds that they have already taken the samples to Entebbe laboratory for analysis before coming up with confirmation information.
Wangisi also says that the patient has been isolated at Mbale regional referral hospital until final results.
The DHO urged political leaders to support the government by encouraging people to put measures like washing hands, avoiding crowds, taking a patient with suspected signs and symptoms to health facilities among others.