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WHO Approves World's First Malaria Vaccine 1 Top story

Now, WHO is recommending widespread use of the Mosquirix, a new vaccine by GlaxoSmithKline which rouses a child’s immune system to thwart Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest of five malaria pathogens and the most prevalent in Africa. The vaccine is not just a first for malaria — it is the first developed for any parasitic disease.
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Soroti Authorities Suspend Prayers over Surging COVID-19 Cases covid-19 epicenter 1 1

Asuret Sub County registered 173 cases of COVID-19 between September 22 and October 1, 2021. This is almost a quarter of the cumulative cases recorded in the district comprising 12 sub-counties since March 2020.
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COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Slowed by Long Distances in Lira City 4 1

The city with a population of over 10,000 people, has only six vaccination points; Ayago Primary School and PAG General Hospital located in City East Division and Lira University Teaching Hospital, Lira Primary School, Ober Health Centre IV and Lira Regional Referral Hospital in City West Division.
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Medical Bureau Pushes for Increased Funding as COVID-19 Shakes Hospitals Mengo Hospital 1 5

Dr Tonny Tumwesigye, the Executive Director of the Bureau, which cover a network of 305 facilities founded by the Church of Uganda, the Seventh-day Adventist and Pentecostal Churches, says that while the government allocates Private Not for Profit (PNFP) health facilities an annual grant to enable them to subsidize services, the pandemic has increased the cost of their services with some on the verge of collapsing.
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Meteorology Authority Warns Of More Lightning Disasters lightning strikes 6

Siraji Wafula, a Senior Meteorologist from UNMA, says that convectional rainfall is usually characterised by a lot of lightning strikes and thunderstorms, which are dangerous.
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Kibaale Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines vaccination 2

Godfrey Timbihurira, the Kibaale District Health Officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that they ran out of vaccines on Tuesday last week.
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