Uganda was struck by Ebola fever
in 2000 and the disease killed 150 people.
In an interview at the task force offices, Taniguchi, a WHO employee in Geneva, Switzerland, said he was happy to contribute to the international effort to control the Ebola fever.
By Saturday, the Health Ministry reported that Ebola fever had killed 71 people, with 205 cases recorded since the outbreak was announced, and the numbers of deaths and new cases are increasing day by day.
There is no cure for Ebola fever, and controlling the spread of the disease depends on educating people.
There is no specific treatment or vaccine for Ebola fever.
In honor of the creative genius that imagined Ebola fever
long before the infection was recognized, the particular strain that causes red death might be named Ebola-Poe.
There is no effective treatment for Ebola fever and, so far, no way to prevent it.
An Army research team has used a slightly different technique to prevent Ebola fever and Marburg fever, a related disease, in mice and guinea pigs.
Ebola fever emerged near the Ebola River in the Congo, then Zaire, in 1976.
It is now possible to determine rapidly and with some certainty the sources of viruses causing dengue fever (16), West Nile fever (17,18), Venezuelan equine encephalitis (19), hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (20), Ebola fever
(21), and outbreaks caused by many other viruses (22).
At press time, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva has reported 137 cases of Ebola fever
and 101 deaths from this lethal virus.
However, transport isolators, the only available technical means of reliably maintaining airborne isolation in a military transport aircraft, have been successfully used for the aeromedical evacuation of patients with suspected Ebola fever
(6) and suspected (7) and proven Lassa fever (9).