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Health Ministry Names Districts Performing Poorly in COVID-19 Immunization Ministry of Health 2 1

Aceng also listed the fifteen best performing districts with Rukungiri topping the list followed by Kanungu and Hoima. Rukiga, Tororo, Bushenyi, Masaka, Mukono, Pakwach and Jinja as the top ten districts. Kampala came in 14th place performing worse than hard to reach districts of Kalangala, Bukedea and Namisindwa.
09:40
09:40

Soroti Teachers Want COVID-19 Vaccination Extended Nearer to Them 3 1

But Stephen Otim, the Chairperson of Arapai Sub County head teachers association, says that teachers find it difficult to travel for more than ten kilometers to get the COVID-19 jab because they are busy trying to cover the syllabus.
20:10
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Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Halted Over Blood Clot Fears

The announcement comes after the discovery of six cases of rare blood clots in people who had received the vaccine weeks ago.
14:05
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300 Health Workers in Bundibugyo Get Covid-19 Jab 3

Dr Christopher Kiyita, the District Health Officer-DHO, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across the district had registered for vaccination.
08:38
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Nearly 7 Million People Have Accessed COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa- WHO

According to the latest statement, the organization says 38 African countries have so far received more than 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and 30 have started vaccination campaigns. Those that have accessed the drugs have either got their shipment through the COVAX facility, bilateral deals or donations.
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Health Ministry Calls 70-Year-Olds for COVID-19 Jabs Ministry of Health

As of today, the statement shows, 7,920 people had received their first dose of the vaccine and that they have distributed 663, 520 doses to all the districts across the country.
08:30
08:30

WHO Approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine for Use 1 Top story

The Jansen COVID-19 vaccine is a viral vector vaccine that works by introducing a genetically manufactured virus also referred to as a vector into the body. The vector does not cause COVID-19 but produces coronavirus spike proteins.
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Pictorial; COVID-19 Vaccination Starts in Uganda

Today's vaccination was targeting health workers in Kampala however many other people such as foreign dignitaries were also given the chance to receive the vaccine.
09:43
09:43

Fever, Pain Shouldn’t Cause Fear- Experts tell Ugandans Ahead of COVID-19 Vaccination Start Ministry of Health 1 1

Dr. Monica Musenero, the Presidential Advisor on epidemics says vaccination comes with some effects such as a fever, heaviness of the hand and pain. She says these are a good sign that the vaccine is actually working.
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COVID-19 Vaccination: MOH Relaxes Need for National ID 2 1

The minister’s announcement comes a few days after the Initiative for Social Economic Rights and Unwanted Witnesses petitioned court challenging the decision by the Ministry to use only National Identity cards to identify COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries, saying this would leave out many Ugandans who have never received IDs or have lost them.
19:29
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WHO Asks Countries with New Covid-19 Variants Not to Halt Planned Vaccinations

According to WHO many vaccines under production might not have an effect on the variant and as such vaccination cannot be stopped. With Pfizer and Astraenca vaccines having similar results, the UN health agency wants African countries to disregard findings from studies and continue with planned vaccinations
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