Kenya on high alert for Ebola after cases found in Uganda

Kenyan health officers at the Busia One Stop Border Post are on high alert following an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

Screening for the killer Ebola virus at the border was intensified on Wednesday, following the outbreak in Kasese in western Uganda.

More than 300 travellers have been screened since the outbreak was reported, Port Health Services Officer Joshua Arusei told the Nation on Wednesday.

He said officers were examining all travellers from Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

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