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11:40
11:40

Next COVID-19 Variant Will Be More Infectious than Omicron-WHO COVID-19 Infections

According to records from the health agency, around 21 million COVID cases were reported globally last week. This is a new record for cases reported within a week.
17:15
17:15

Gov't Shelves Plan to Vaccinate Learners Below 18 Years Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The government then had placed its hopes on donations of Pfizer vaccine from the United States of America. The idea which was first communicated by President, Yoweri Kaguta during one of his addresses on the COVID-19 pandemic became one of the conditions for the re-opening of schools.
10:56
10:56

UNICEF to Supply 200million Doses of China Vaccine to Poor Countries COVID -19 vaccines

Deliveries could start as early as August for countries that are ready to receive them. The COVAX Allocation Framework will determine the dose allocations to COVAX participants taking into consideration country readiness, vaccine supply through COVAX to date, operating and supply aspects, and other parameters.
12:50
12:50

Study Finds Malaria Parasites Protect Against Severe Forms of COVID-19 MOH 2 1

Findings from the studies show that 30.2 per cent of the patients who were not infected with malaria developed severe forms of COVID-19 with 3.8 percent succumbing to the disease.
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14:04

Tanzania Needs to Scale Up Public Health Measures Against COVID - WHO Ministry Of Health 1

According to the WHO, Tanzania needs to start implementing public health measures and also prepare for vaccination against COVID-19 since cases and deaths are being reported
12:30
12:30

UNICEF Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Market Dashboard

The COVAX facility has 190 participating countries and entities and the plan is to have them access the vaccine for initially vulnerable groups in the first half of 2021. This includes delivering at least 1.3 billion donor-funded doses of approved vaccines in 2021 to the 92 low and middle income economies that have joined the facility.
04:56
04:56

School Closures Due to COVID Should Be Temporary -WHO School Re-openings 1

According to the UN agencies, prolonged closure of schools stops learning from taking place, which will leave children vulnerable. They say the government should prioritise the re-opening of schools as lockdowns are lifted, and develop frameworks to ensure safe environments.
05:18
05:18

WHO Recommends Mass Testing for COVID-19 in Amuru Amuru District. 1 2

Dr Mawanda said that a team of WHO consultants who were integrated into the risk communication, infection prevention control and surveillance specialists have detected several loopholes that threaten the fight against the virus in Elegu.
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21:16

Gulu Hospital Runs Out of Hydroxychloroquine 1 1

Loum Bishop, the In-Charge of COVID-19 Case Management at the hospital said they are now short of the drug supplies after an increase in the number of patients admitted at the facility.
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