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Feb 2021 6 results
21:53
21:53

COVID-19 Unlikely’ to Have Come from a Lab-Experts 1 3

Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, the head of the WHO team, which travelled to China in a live press briefing on Tuesday, said that there was no evidence to show that the virus was manufactured in a laboratory. He says their investigation shows that the virus came from a zoonotic source most likely a bat.
16:36
16:36

Teachers Demand Audience With Education Ministry over Fate of Nursery Schools 3

According to Kirabira, apart from affecting the investors in the pre-primary section, the decision is greatly impacting on the curriculum of nursery that was approved by the ministry of education under the Early Childhood Development program.
11:42
11:42

Handwashing Craze Wanes in Kampala Despite COVID-19 Surge Twaweza 3 1

At the height of the lockdown which started in March last year, hand washing stations had been set up at the entrances of shopping malls, supermarkets, arcades, markets, and taxi parks. Among other public spaces. Here, guards would remind every person to wash their hands, before entering the buildings. It had become a practice for some and a habit for many as campaigns intensified.
10:14
10:14

Lemon, Ginger Prices Drop in Kampala Covid19 1 3

Gerald Kayemba, a vendor outside Kalerwe main market, says the demand for lemon and ginger is lower compared to November 2020. He says although most of his clients believe lemons and ginger offer high protection against coronavirus, they have now gotten used to leaving without consuming extracts from them.
07:51
07:51

Fewer Children Suffered From Diarrhea During Lockdown Makerere University 3

They found malaria, diarrhoea, pneumonia and injuries were the main childhood conditions for which caregivers sought help. The majority of the respondents said children who had cough or flu were often rushed to a Village Health Team (VHT) member or hospital to rule out COVID-19.
07:20
07:20

2% of Ugandans Suffer from Epilepsy Makerere University 3

In the survey in which they have screened more than 1000 people across the country, Kakooza says they found seven in ten people don’t know that they actually have the condition since some of the people don’t get seizures which is the most common symptom of the disease but get episodes of being absent from reality.
Feb 2021 6 results