Last month, the Ministry of Health directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against covid-19 will undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport.
According to the researchers, the time needed to carry out trials to get approvals is too long given the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. They argue herbs are part and partial of the African lifestyle and are safe.
Data from WHO shows that only three countries; South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia have already met the target while two other countries, Seychelles and Comoros are on point. The countries doing well have been able to vaccinate many people by securing vaccines directly and not relying on donations
While the popular Delta variant that originated from India remains dominant and has ravaged many places across the globe, Mu has so far been identified in 39 countries but the UN organization says it has a group of mutations, something that suggests it can evade vaccine immunity.
Data from the health ministry shows that at the moment the patient healer ratio stands at one healer for every 700 hundred people. This is low compared to the one doctor, 25,000 patients ratio in regard to medical doctors
Scovia Adyero,26, a local farmer and brewer in the rural Otwee Town Council told URN in an interview on Wednesday that her daughter Angel Ayubu was in 2018 diagnosed with severe Rheumatic Heart and Mitral Valve diseases from the Uganda Heart Institute in Kampala.