Over the years, possessing a mobile phone in teacher training institutions, more so PTCs, has been a crime that could lead to a suspension or expulsion of a student. College authorities have also been making a timely and abrupt check to ensure that student teachers are not hiding these gadgets anywhere.
Dr Phionah Atuhebwe, the Vaccines Introduction Medical Officer at the World Health Organization-WHO Regional Office for Africa says persons with allergies to protein are especially at a high risk of developing adverse effects. She explains that the protein contents in Astrazeneca vaccines may pose risks of one developing anaphylactic shock, a potentially life-threatening reaction, once administered on them.
Individuals also can use VPN to access network resources beyond the Local Area Network (LAN) or even the Wide Area Network commonly referred to as WAN.
“There are adverts running on VPN, and whenever you download or use an app, the data you buy has a percentage the app owners earn. When You connect to a VPN, all your connections go through the country where the server is located, so the adverts and long connections make you use more data”, says Mr. Kahangi.
According to WHO many vaccines under production might not have an effect on the variant and as such vaccination cannot be stopped. With Pfizer and Astraenca vaccines having similar results, the UN health agency wants African countries to disregard findings from studies and continue with planned vaccinations
According to the students, some of the challenges include trainers asking for money, lack of appropriate equipment for training, inadequate technical staff to supervise the students at their places of internship among others.
According to the Commissioner Science, Technology and Innovation Advancement and Outreach, Arthur Makara, the project is to be restarted immediately schools are opened fully for the lower primary classes.
The lead investigator on the vaccine production team, Dr. Margaret Saimo-Kahwa, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine said that they have reached a stage where they would like to commercialize the vaccine product which they have been developing.
According to a statement released by the cabinet, the country has procured 18 million doses of the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine. On average, government will be spending 62,500 approximately on each Ugandan
The vaccine is a combination of an engineered protein from the virus and a plant based ingredient which helps the body generate a stronger immune response to the virus. If the body encounters the virus after vaccination, the immune system should be able to fight off the virus
The vaccine uses a weakened version of the common cold virus introduced in the body. It works by using killed viral particles to expose the body's immune system to the virus without risking a serious disease response. Once received, the vaccine induces an immune response.
According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
The RDT kits are expected to be a cheaper testing option compared to the PCR tests. Each kit cost Shillings 18,000 (USD 4.9) at the production site. The kits are able to give results within 10-15 minutes from testing. Dr. Nabadda says the quick turnaround time for testing will reduce delays in the release of results currently experienced.