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Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;16(12):1969-72. doi: 10.3201/eid1612.100627.

Proportion of deaths and clinical features in Bundibugyo Ebola virus infection, Uganda.

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  • 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA. aho3@cdc.gov

Abstract

The first known Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak caused by Bundibugyo Ebola virus occurred in Bundibugyo District, Uganda, in 2007. Fifty-six cases of EHF were laboratory confirmed. Although signs and symptoms were largely nonspecific and similar to those of EHF outbreaks caused by Zaire and Sudan Ebola viruses, proportion of deaths among those infected was lower (≈40%).

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