Ebola screening centre established in south sudan  
Occurred in Ofua 5 of Rhino camp refugee settlement, South Sudan on April 11, 2019, at 12:25 PM
Reported by anonymous via Internet on April 14, 2019, at 4:05 AM in Uganda
Also heard by 2 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of medium priority – here's why:
This rumor confirmed true, The health ministry in South Sudan’s Yei River state and its partners have established an Ebola screening center at the border with neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The center is located in Lasu payam, about 45 kilometers from South Sudan’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The health ministry said earlier the state had 15 porous entry points to the DRC, where the Ebola viral disease has killed hundreds. The entry points, it said, lacked centers for screening. A reliable source on Tuesday confirm that the new facility would help thousands of returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). The Ebola is a rare but deadly virus that causes fever, body aches, and diarrhea, and sometimes bleeding inside and outside the body.

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Uganda anonymous Internet 14-Apr-2019 @ 4:05 AM
Arua Town, Uganda anonymous Walk-in / in person 12-Apr-2019 @ 12:25 PM
Uganda anonymous Internet 12-Apr-2019 @ 5:29 AM

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