First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak

A 5-year-old Congolese boy traveling in Uganda has died from the Ebola virus - the first Ebola infection outside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since an outbreak began. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also reported via Twitter two more Ebola cases in Uganda - relatives of the deceased boy.

The Ongoing Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2018–2019

The response to the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has had interim successes, but the risk of local and regional spread remains high due to a high proportion of outbreak deaths occurring outside treatment centers coupled with low proportions of new patients who were known contacts.