(30 Aug 2019) A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighbouring Uganda has died, Ugandan authorities said Friday as the World Health Organization said that the outbreak has neared 3,000 cases. The girl's body was repatriated to Congo for a funeral upon the request of her father, according to Uganda's health ministry. The girl, who was traveling with her mother, was identified at a border screening centre on Wednesday as a possible Ebola patient and isolated. Although cases of cross-border contamination have been rare, this case highlights the risk of Ebola spreading across the border into neighbouring...
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