Via allAfrica.com, a report in The New Times: Rwanda: Ebola Alert. Excerpt:
Kigali — Government has called upon the public to be on the alert following the Ebola virus outbreak in Uganda.
The Ministry of Health says stringent measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of Rwandans from this deadly virus, following reported outbreak of the deadly Ebola fever in western Uganda.
By yesterday 20 people were reported to have been affected so far and 14 people have died in Uganda.
Government is cautioning Rwandans to remain vigilant and report any suspected cases immediately.
It has also put in place measures aimed at protecting Rwandans from this disease although no case has been reported in Rwanda for the last 15 years, according to a statement from the ministry.
"The Ministry of Health has issued alert warnings to all health centres on how to detect and handle cases, should they arise. The Ministry is also training health care providers especially in districts neighbouring Uganda on case management and preventive measures," reads the statement in part.
All the necessary kit and medical supplies needed have been assembled and dispatched to health facilities in the bordering districts.