Tanzania steps up checks to prevent Ebola

Dar es Salaam — No Tanzanian has been affected by Ebola, following the recent outbreak that occurred at North-east Bas-Uele in DR Congo.

Speaking to reporters on Monday the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Dr Mpoki Ulisubisya revealed this, adding that a team of six people will travel to Kigoma and Kagera regions on Tuesday in order to boost diagnosis in the areas. The team will work on diagnosing people entering the country so that can identify whether they have the virus.


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