Ebola patient suspected of entering Rwanda


A woman who died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have taken the deadly disease into Rwanda, according to a Ugandan Health Ministry report published by the World Health Organisation.

The woman was a fishmonger who vomited multiple times at a market in Uganda on July 11 before dying of Ebola in DR Congo, the WHO said. The case raised the risk of the disease spreading in Uganda.

“On leaving Uganda, she is suspected to have gone to Goma in DRC and later to Gisenyi in Rwanda with unknown business interests,” the latest report said. Rwanda has not had a recorded Ebola case.