The first study to test this new technology that started with COVID-19 vaccines will have sites in Rwanda and South Africa which are building on recent findings from a similar trial conducted among healthy adults in the US where researchers found vaccination induced the targeted immune responses in 97% of recipients.
Kitaka Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kyedikyo settlement camp, says that pregnant women, children, and the elderly are most affected by hunger. He explains that due to severe hunger, no single child has returned to school as they have decided to stay home to assist their parents to look for food.
A number of health professionals interviewed by URN attributed the low number of Ugandans seeking booster doses to the current trends of the disease. Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the incident commander of COVID-19 Vaccination, says that only a few Ugandans are getting the booster dose because of the number of new infections.
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister of Health who also doubles as the Lira City Woman MP, said that although people think such a disease is no longer common and therefore place less emphasis on it, bilharzia is one of the tropical diseases, which still affects so many people across the country.
Peace Kagurusi, one of the concerned residents, says that because of the stench, they are forced to eat food behind closed doors so that they don’t throw up. Kagurusi says that they get breathing challenges owing to the heavy stench.
Janifa Nakkazi, one of the affected teachers, says the thunderbolt was followed by a serious fire and almost affected every class but they managed to evacuate the pupils into a nearby mosque. Nakkazi sustained burns on the left leg.
Trouble for Musenero started when several job seekers from Bugiri district and the surrounding areas, presented police detectives with phone conversations where the suspect would ask them to pay money to facilitate their recruitment into government service.
Researchers say that investment in newer technologies and nutrition-sensitive innovations would help the country further reduce the complication which is also among the reasons for high maternal mortality in the country.