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23:59
23:59

Museveni Impressed By Reduction in New COVID-19 Infections COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

In his address on Thursday night, Museveni said that this trend is interesting and is a good sign that the country is doing well in managing the pandemic.
23:21
23:21

UNBS to Enforce Standards of Face Masks 3

This comes ahead of the reopening of the education sector by the government, which would see the demand for facemasks and shields increase in a few months. The UNBS says currently, single-layer masks are not allowed, because they cannot guarantee the needed protected.
18:14
18:14

Number of Girls With Second Unwanted Pregnancy High-Study Busitema University 2

Dr Dinah Amongin, a lecturer in the Department of Public Health at Busitema University who conducted the study said they analyzed data for teenage pregnancies that have been documented for the last 30 years and also surveyed girls who have given birth before 18 years in Eastern Uganda to check the percentages of those that have another unwanted pregnancy and the drivers of this.
11:04
11:04

Breast Cancer Overtakes Lung Cancer as World's Commonest

Breast cancer among women accounted for 11.7 per cent of the estimated 19.3 million new cancer cases in 2020 and about 25 per cent of all cancer cases among women. Lung cancer accounted for 11.4 per cent of new cases. This is according to the latest data collected by the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer-IARC, in December.
07:38
07:38

Key Workers in 145 Countries to Receive COVID Vaccines Under COVAX Initiative 1 Top story

Some 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which requires ultra-cold chain storage, are to be delivered to 18 countries in the first quarter of the year, out of an agreed total of 40 million. An additional 336 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford jab is to be lined up for dispatch to nearly all countries that have signed up to the COVAX scheme, once it has been approved for use by the UN health agency.
07:05
07:05

Azithromycin Found to Have No Effect on COVID- Study

The study which was published showed that the drug had no effect on patients admitted to hospital. It could not reduce deaths or duration of hospital stays. The drug was also found not to be able to reduce the ventilation rate of patients in hospital
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