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By Kezia Agaba

The strange disease that broke out in Hoima district more than a week ago has been contained. The Communications officer at the Ministry of Health Rukia Nakamate said on Tuesday that the nine people who were admitted have been discharged.No new cases have been reported in the last days.

The ministry has also confirmed that the disease was confirmed to be dysentery.

When the disease broke out in Kiyora village and killed six people, residents thought it was a Viral Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak.