By Ben Musanje
12th Feb 2019
The Ministry of Health is investigating the death of a 46-year-old Ugandan male allegedly died of Ebola in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 8th of this month.
In the statement released by the Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng, the deceased, who has been working in DRC for about 8 years as a construction mason, reportedly presented with Ebola-like symptoms in November last year , he was admitted at Bunia Hospital from where he died last week.
According to the death certificate, he succumbed to heart failure and pulmonary Tuberculosis.
However, the Ministry of Health Senior Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyona says surveillance team working with security agencies was able to track the vehicle carrying the body along with the 13 family members up to his ancestral grounds in Tororo for burial.