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Al-Shabaab oo ka digay boob lala damcsanyahay hantida Soomaaliyeed, digniina u diray shirkado iyo Bangiyo. Al-Shabaab oo sheegtay in ay 87 askar iyo saraakiil ah ku dishay qaraxyadii Maxaas [Bayaan].

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to 48, with 131 confirmed cases, a health official involved in managing the outbreak said on Thursday.

Last week Uganda’s health minister put the death tool at 30 with 109 confirmed cases.

“Confirmed cases by today 131 and 48 deaths,” Henry Kyobe Bosa, Ebola incident commander at Uganda’s health ministry, told a briefing organized by the World Health Organization’s Africa office.

“On the spread and when we are likely to have the outbreak ending I see no experts on this panel can actually predict when it will end,” he said, adding authorities were using measures like contact tracing, risk communication, and appropriate treatment and burials to control the outbreak.

Last month the government said it was optimistic the Ebola outbreak could be wiped out by the end of the year.

Africa’s top public health body said last week it thought the situation was “not getting out of hand”.

The virus circulating in Uganda is the Sudan strain of Ebola, for which there is no proven vaccine, unlike the more common Zaire strain seen during recent outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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