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22:48

Dexamethasone Becomes First Drug to Show Efficacy in COVID-19 Treatment Oxford University 1 Top story

Conducted by researchers at Oxford University and part of a large Randomized Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapies (RECOVERY) trial that is assessing the efficacy of a wide range of drugs, the researchers assessed the use of the steroid in 2100 people.
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18:27

Lockdown Restrictions Escalate Malnutrition Cases in Manafwa District 2 4

Dr Emma Gahima, the in-charge of Bugobero Health Center IV and Manafwa District Nutrition focal person says that the health facility has received an average of 5 cases of malnourished children aged between zero and five and people living with HIV/AIDS, in the weeks after the lockdown restrictions were eased.
18:23
18:23

MOH Launches Mosquito Net Distribution 2 2

The first batch will be distributed in 25 districts that were hit most by floods around Lake Kyoga and districts with high prevalence rate of malaria.
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16:46

Entebbe Hospital Workers Gain Poise in Treating COVID-19 Patients 5 1

The facility had initially earmarked a team of 20 core staff who had previously worked in management of infectious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Ebola, for its COVID-19 response and management. However, six of them were away on study leave, while eight said they were either vulnerable or unwilling to work.
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15:48

UBTEB to Release Examination Results on Wednesday

Due to COVID-19, the examination body that normally invites as many as 200 people for the release of its examinations has decided to cut the numbers down to 15
15:07
15:07

Pader Health Workers Strike over Lack of PPEs Face masks 1 3

About 40 health workers and support staff at the government health facility went on strike on Monday demanding gloves and face masks before resuming duties.
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12:04

Water Shortage Hits Four Villages in Rubirizi Water Scarcity 3 4

Richard Gumisiriza, Ryeru sub-county chairperson LC III says that several boreholes in the area have broken down because of the pressure exerted on them.
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11:53

128 COVID-19 Suspects Discharged in Isingiro 1 2

They have been under Quarantine at Nakivale Vocational Institute close to the Refugee Camp in Kabahinda Sub County and were discharged after spending a month in quarantine. They all tested negative to COVID-19.
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11:24

60 People Cleared for Canonical Possession Ceremony of Mbarara Archbishop Mbarara Archdiocese 3 1

Rev. Fr. Charles Lwanga Mutabaruka, the Media Relations officer of Mbarara Archdiocese said that most of those cleared are priests who will be led by their Bishops from the Mbarara ecclesiastical province, consisting of Kabale, Mbarara, Hoima, Fort Portal and Kasese Dioceses.
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08:04

Scabies Hits Five Sub Counties in Hoima District infection 1

The disease which manifests by severe and relentless itch has hit hard five sub-counties of Kyabigambire, Buseruka, Kitoba, Buraru and Kigorobya affecting both adults and children raising concerns among the residents and health officials.
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07:52

Four Covid-19 Suspects Arrested For Escaping from Arua Quarantine Centre 1 2

The four, who were quarantined together with 20 others, two weeks ago, took advantage of a heavy downpour and the subsequent power blackout between 7 and 10 pm on Saturday to escape.
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