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16:44
16:44

157 Ugandans Enrolled in Largest HIV Vaccine Trial in Africa HIV vaccine trials 1 3

The study dubbed PrEPVACC is also happening in Mbeya and Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, Maputo in Mozambique and in Durban South Africa, but Uganda has so far registered the biggest number of the 1700 total participants they are seeking.
20:46
20:46

Health Ministry Adds CT Scan, X-ray in Diagnosis of COVID-19 2

According to clinicians, the use of chest X-ray s and CT scans will help identify cases that would have undetected with PCR tests
07:39
07:39

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Hundreds of Pigs in Kitgum 3 1

Michael Obita Okela, a farmer and a resident of Oget village says he lost 46 pigs worth millions of shillings within just a week following the outbreak of the disease. He says his pigs started presenting with symptoms of straightened back hair, loss of appetite, vomiting, and reddish skin adding that pigs with such symptoms die within only a day.
17:31
17:31

1,600 Volunteers to Participate in First HIV Vaccine Trial European Union 5 2

Professor Pontiano Kaleebu, the Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute-URVI/MRC and Chief Investigator in the PrEPVacc trial says, the testing which begun on Tuesday at the research site in Masaka is going to be done on a total 1,668 volunteers clustered in five groups ranging between 18 to 40 years of age, who have been drawn from HIV high risk communities in Uganda, Mozambique, Tanzania and South Africa.
06:20
06:20

Gulu Hospital Seeks New Incinerator for COVID-19 Waste Gulu University 1 3

Some of the infectious waste include used face masks; syringes, hand gloves, blades, medicinal wastes, and other associated wastes arising from services produced in the course of COVID-19 healthcare activities.
16:39
16:39

18 Discharged From Quarantine Centre in Sembabule 1 3 Top story

Nickson Kabuye, the Sembabule Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the COVID19 Taskforce, those discharged were cleared by the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
15:12
15:12

17 People Issued COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Discharge Certificates in Gulu deadly Coronavirus 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer – DIO, Gloria Aloyo told URN that the individuals whose names have been concealed for fear of stigma include government officials who willingly reported themselves to the district before undertaking self-quarantine.
20:08
20:08

10 Suspected COVID-19 Cases Isolated in Gulu Test Negative COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

The suspects include three South Sudan nationals who traveled from Juba to Entebbe and disregarded self-quarantine directives. They sneaked into Kampala and later proceeded to Gulu enroute to South Sudan.
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