Fear of Ebola spread in Uganda after WHO reports new case


A worker from the World Health Organization decontaminates the doorway of a house on a ...
A worker from the World Health Organization decontaminates the doorway of a house on a plot where two cases of Ebola were found, in the village of Mabalako, in eastern Congo, June1 7, 2019

A fishmonger vomited in a market in Uganda before dying of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization has said.

The WHO report revealed that the incident took place at Mpondwe market on July 11.

There are fears that the incident could spread the disease in Uganda.

WHO said in a report that about 590 fishmongers at the market could be targeted for vaccination.

The organization is yet to establish the woman’s movements or who had transported her or her goods.

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