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22:07
22:07

Pregnant Women in COVID-19 Hotspots Will Get Vaccine- MOH AstraZeneca Vaccine

According to the health ministry, pregnant women in districts like Kampala, Arua, Wakiso and Kyotera will be given the vaccine because they have higher chances of being exposed to the disease.
20:36
20:36

Rising Mortality as Africa Marks One Year of COVID-19

Over 22,300 deaths were reported in Africa in the last 28 days, compared with nearly 16 000 deaths in the previous 28 days, according to statistics by the World Health Organization.
19:19
19:19

Experts Warn of Organized Crime As Private Pharmacies Push to Import COVID-19 Vaccines Makerere University 4 1

So far, government is planning the initial about 20million doses to be utilized by teachers, security operatives, and health workers in addition to those that live with health conditions that predispose them to severe COVID-19 disease but an official in the Ministry who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said they are on a daily basis receiving dozens of brokers luring them into buying cheaper vaccines that have not necessarily been approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO).
18:11
18:11

Bars Operating Behind Closed Doors COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Uganda Radio Network-URN established that some of the bars that have been openly operating are owned by security personnel attached to the president’s office and Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF.
16:03
16:03

Ebola Outbreak: Health Surveillance Heightened At Uganda-DRC Border in Kasese 4 1

The surveillance has been concentrated along the Mpondwe border point and Katwe landing site on Lake Edward, which are the key entry points for communities across the two countries.
15:56
15:56

Amuru Blocks Establishment of Private COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Elegu Amuru District

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson disclosed that while undertaking their routine supervisory work in Elegu, they landed on posters and flyers of the organization advertising their activities at the border.
15:18
15:18

Thugs Steal Drugs at Atar Health Center II 1

Unidentified thugs on Wednesday night a group of thugs broke into the facility and stole five temperature guns, a weighing scale, and assortments of coartem, gloves and other valuable items.
12:31
12:31

National Institute for Health Calls for Inclusion of Pregnant Mothers in COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) gave the Oxford/Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine emergency use validation making it the second vaccine candidate to be approved after the Pfizer BioNtech last month. Both vaccines are not recommended for use by pregnant and l
12:12
12:12

Lira City Residents Discard COVID-19 SOPs MInistry of Health 4 2

Although the government ordered strict enforcement of social distancing in markets and all public places and wearing of face masks, the guidelines have been discarded in Lira City.
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