Proportion of Deaths and Clinical Features in Bundibugyo Ebola Virus Infection, Uganda
Published Date:Dec 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(12):1969-1972.
Et Al. Proportion Of Deaths And Clinical Features In Bundibugyo Ebola Virus Infection
Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola
Proportion Of Deaths
Suggested Citation For This Article: MacNeil A
Uganda. Emerg Infect Dis [serial On The Internet]. 2010 Dec [date Cited]. Http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1612.100627
Description:The first known Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak caused by Bundibugyo Ebola virus occurred in Bundibugyo District, Uganda, in 2007. Fifty-six cases of EHF were laboratory confirmed. Although signs and symptoms were largely nonspecific and similar to those of EHF outbreaks caused by Zaire and Sudan Ebola viruses, proportion of deaths among those infected was lower (≈40%).
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