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Tanzania: Kagera Region Put On High Ebola Alert

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KAGERA Region is on a high Ebola alert following the confirmation of an outbreak of the disease in neighbouring Uganda.

Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Brig. Gen. (rtd), Marco Gaguti said a team of experts had been dispatched to all entry points to monitor movements, adding that a 24- hour surveillance was being conducted at all entry points.

The points are Rusumo and Kabanga, in Ngara District, Kaisho and Murongo, in Karagwe District, and Kyaka and Mutukula, in Misenyi District. Kagera Region shares borders with four neighbouring countries- Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Kenya.

People have been sensitized to take precautions by boiling drinking water and using toilets. Leaders in Misenyi, Karagwe,

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