Ebola outbreak enters ‘truly frightening phase’ as it turns deadly in Uganda

KASINDI, Congo — The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus.

The World Health Organization and Ugandan health authorities said Tuesday that the Congolese boy had traveled from Congo on Sunday and entered Uganda with his family and sought medical care.

In a tweet Wednesday, WHO said the boy had died Tuesday night.

“The young patient...

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