Health reviews its protocols for the Ebola virus outbreak in Uganda

Health believes the impact of the Ebola outbreak unleashed on Uganda in September, which It killed 51 peopleIt’s low, but still these days Monitors the situation, reviews protocols, and reassesses health and hospital capacities To manage potential imported cases.

The Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES) prepared the first case report Since this outbreak was discovered on 20 September. According to CCAES, in Spain and other EU countries “The most likely route of introduction of the virus is through infected people coming from infected areas.” who travel to Europe or “from the medical evacuation of cases‘, reports F.

This is what happened, for example, in 2014 with the devout Miguel Pajares or Manuel García Viejo, who died a few days after being transferred to Spain from Liberia; The nurse who treated the second, Teresa Romero, became infected. This particular outbreak, which lasted until 2016 and mainly affected Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, was the largest and most complex to date, with more than 28,600 cases and 11,325 deaths.

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