Uganda declared Ebola-free, Tourism picking up yet again

It’s been a fortnight since Uganda declared the end of a nearly four-month Ebola outbreak that it briefly struggled to contain but was then able to swiftly bring under control despite the absence of a proven vaccine against the viral strain in question.

“We have successfully controlled the spread of Ebola in Uganda,” Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said during a ceremony to mark the outbreak’s end on the 11 January 2023.

Aceng said this was Uganda’s eighth Ebola outbreak since 2000, when the country recorded its first and most deadly one that killed more than half of the 425 people it infected.

The tourism business has since resumed and we do encourage our international clients to come to Uganda since it is now safe to travel.

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