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Deadly viral fever breaks out in Uganda

Updated: 2014-10-05 21:40

KAMPALA -- Uganda's ministry of health on Sunday announced here that a deadly viral hemorrhagic fever had broken out in the country.

The ministry said in a statement that details of the disease were to be released later on Sunday.

Some West African countries are currently facing the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, but no case has been reported in East Africa.

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