Tag: Ebola

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. The Ministry of Health would ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive example containing the spread of ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 01:39

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region is a tourism transportation center, visitors are not in danger ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. A widely published case of ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in the world. As part of the Earth Day campaign for ... Read More

Fresh ebola outbreak hits Uganda

editor editor- November 15, 2012 07:48

UGANDA (eTN0 - Tourism stakeholders, just returned from a successful World Travel Market (WTM) 2012 attendance in London, are facing up to stark news that ebola has yet again reappeared ... Read More

Ebola outbreak confirmed in Uganda

editor editor- July 30, 2012 05:42

UGANDA (eTN) - A joint team of Ministry of Health and World Health Organization officials officially confirmed in Kampala yesterday that an outbreak of Ebola has in recent days killed ... Read More

Ebola scare over in Uganda

editor editor- June 18, 2011 05:36

UGANDA (eTN) - The 41-day time window for the discovery of new Ebola cases, after the outbreak of May 12, is expiring today in Uganda allowing the Ministry of Health ... Read More

No cause for alarm for Uganda tourists

editor editor- May 23, 2011 07:55

UGANDA (eTN) - Officials in Kampala have confirmed that two more suspected Ebola cases were reported in as the measures of the Ministry of Health and WHO officials to contain ... Read More

Ebola reportedly strikes again in Uganda

editor editor- May 16, 2011 06:14

UGANDA (eTN) - The Sunday Vision has confirmed rumors emerging late last week that a case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda. Read More

Opposition uses Ebola outbreak for political ends

editor editor- December 14, 2007 09:34

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The present Ebola outbreak, suspected to have been brought into Uganda by infected persons from the Democratic Republic of Congo seeking treatment or escaping their own ... Read More

Ebola breakout in W. Uganda

editor editor- December 7, 2007 09:51

The Ugandan Ministry of Health has reported an outbreak of a deadly disease called Ebola in Western Uganda. The Ebola virus is part of a group of negative stranded RNA ... Read More