Dr. Ebere Okerere, the Public Health Adviser to the Director Africa CDC where she co-leads the Partnership for African Vaccine Manufacturing said manufacturing has started in North Africa, West Africa in Senegal and South Africa. Kenya and Rwanda, she said are in advanced stages of putting together the biologics and manufacturing sites noting that the World Health Organization and CDC have signed a partnership where they will be establishing a hub for mRNA technological transfer to aid production.
The study conducted by the Sub County Health Team between 1st to 5th of October covering the whole of Lamogi Sub County found out that 80% of the households, 90% of hotels and restaurants were using contaminated water while 100% of the open wells were contaminated by fecal bacteria. The study also revealed that, the latrine coverage in the Sub County had reduced from 80% in the past five years to 62% as of latest study.
Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said Uganda will have 18878 positive cases and over 500 people succumbing to the disease by end of April, if stringent measures of lock down and social distancing are not strictly followed.