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20:51
20:51

Museveni Pushes for a Malaria Vaccine at Global Meeting Makerere University 4 1

Museveni said he had launched a full war against Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria but wondered why it has been impossible to have a vaccine yet pathogens such as SARS COV-2 virus that only emerged recently have vaccines.
18:16
18:16

Govt Policies Abetting Alcohol Misuse Among Youth- Brewers 5

A study by scientists led by Dr Leon Matagi from the School of Psychology and Dr Luis Kamulegeya, a researcher at the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University shows that 86 per cent of students at universities drink alcohol, ‘recklessly’.
15:27
15:27

COVID19 Restrictions Affect Political Party Mobilization Activities 5 2 Top story

Alice Alaso, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for National Transformation, says they are currently unable to more than twenty (20) people because of the restrictions.
14:01
14:01

Influx of Truckers at Elegu Border Threatens COVID-19 Fight in Amuru Nimule-Juba Highway 2 3 Top story

Robert Onekalit, the in charge of Elegu port health revealed that as the truckers’ protest enters the 10th day, residents are at risk of infections because the drivers are freely mingling with the border community.
13:18
13:18

Construction of UGX 980 Million Theatre Launched at Orum Health Centre IV 5 1

The theatre will be constructed with funding from the Uganda Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North Lango.
12:36
12:36

Strange Throat Disease Reported in Gulu

Remos Oyaka, the deceased`s brother told URN that Odera first complained of pain in his throat, which later swell. This was in the subsequent week followed by a mucus discharge.
11:39
11:39

Activists Concerned About High Rates of infections in Failed HIV Vaccine Trial Uganda 2

Over a hundred women got infected. According to the Johnson and Johnson press release, data found that through 24 months of follow up, 63 of 1,109 participants received placebo compared to 51 of 1,079 participants who received active vaccine acquired HIV.
09:28
09:28

Mbarara Health Officer On Spot Over Mismanagement of Covid-19 Funds 4

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says that Ssebutinde and Kamugisha have recorded statements with the police.
07:23
07:23

Kibuku LC 1 Chairpersons Besiege RDC's Office Over Deducted COVID-19 Allowances 1 Top story

Festo Muluga, the chairperson Nalado Buseta sub-county explained that each village chairperson was meant to sign for Shs200,000 as indicated on the form but to their surprise the officers told them to sign for Shs170,000.
06:57
06:57

US Commits to Supporting Epidemiology Training Uganda 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
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