Biological Hazard in Uganda on March 12 2016 03:39 PM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160312-52465-UGA
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time March 12 2016 03:39 PM (UTC)
Last update March 15 2016 12:08 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level

Geographic information

Continent Africa
Country Uganda
County / State Western Region
Area Kabale district
Coordinate 1° 14.517,29° 59.137

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 3/4 - Hight
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.
Disease, agent name Rift Valley Fever
Infected person(s) 0
Species Human
Status confirmed