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15:31
15:31

Experts Recommend Polio Boosters for Adults Ministry of Health 1

According to scientists, while most adults were vaccinated against the disease when they were children, the immunity provided for by the vaccines has since been reduced and needs to be revamped.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
13:42
13:42

Uganda to Administer COVID Vaccines at Eight Week Interval AstraZeneca Vaccine

According to a study published in the medical journal, the Lancet that took place in the UK people who got the first and second vaccine three months apart or even longer had an efficacy of 81 percent compared to 55 percent for those who got at a six or eight-week interval. However, the health ministry says it will follow WHO recommendations that say the vaccine should be administered 8-12 weeks apart
16:48
16:48

South Sudan Concerned over Continued Smuggling of Mairungi by Ugandans 1 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says he has received several concerns from the local leaders in South Sudan asking the Ugandan government to ban the sale of the drug, which is hindering their efforts to totally abolish the drug in their country.
15:33
15:33

Uganda Records 100% Increase in Measles Deaths -MOH 1

According to the Ministry of Health figures, the deaths recorded last year showed an increase of over 100 per cent. In 2018, the number of deaths recorded in the country stood at 80 but that figure in 2019 went up to 160 deaths by the end of November.
14:52
14:52

31 Health Workers Deployed to Boost COVID-19 Treatment in Gulu Hospital COVID-19 patients 3

They include one physician; six clinicians, 12 nurses and 12 hygienists. The hygienists are charged with day to day cleaning of the treatment facility including laundry services across the 100 expanded bed capacity unit.
17:25
17:25

Ministry of Health to Conduct Cholera Vaccination Drive in Moroto 1 2

Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) can play an important role in long term control and prevention of cholera outbreak says WHO.
17:21
17:21

Security Struggles to Enforce Presidential Directives on Face Masks lockdown 1 4

According to health experts, face masks could provide a barrier for potentially infectious droplets by reducing exposure to the saliva and respiratory secretions. Combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, face masks are thought to be helpful in slowing the spread of Coronavirus Disease.
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