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Uganda Declares End to Ebola Outbreak After New Cases Abate

  • US to stop screening air travelers from Uganda for symptoms
  • Roughly 39% of Ebola patients died from illness in Uganda
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Uganda declared an official end to its Ebola outbreak, easing concerns about the deadly virus that was feared to spread over the country’s borders.

“Uganda put a swift end to the Ebola outbreak by ramping up key control measures such as surveillance, contact tracing and infection, prevention and control,” the African country’s ministry of health and the World Health Organization said in a statement.