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19:15
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Kitgum Fails to Hit Target for Teachers COVID-19 Vaccination 3 1

The district had targeted to vaccinate 1,829 teachers out of which, 1,189 are in the district and 640 in the Municipality. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, however, says by Thursday last week, only 427 teachers out of the targeted 1,829 had received their first and second jab.
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Gov't has No Plan to Vaccinate Children Below 15 Years -MOH 1

According to officials from the health ministry, vaccinating teenagers or children aged 12 to 15 will be a waste of vaccines since children are not as susceptible to COVID-19 infections as adults are. They say the Pfizer vaccines will be set aside for persons in the high risk groups that will not be vaccinated
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Health Ministry Cautions Ugandans on Mixing COVID-19 Vaccines Ministry of Health 1

The call comes following the arrival of 647,080 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at time when many Ugandans who received the first jab are waiting to receive their second jab. Preliminary records from the health ministry show that over 150,000 people are due for their second dose
15:15
15:15

Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delays 5 1

Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal of the directive compelling them to take the COVID-19 jab before accessing training.
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18:53

Gov't to Purchase 18 Million Doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health

The county is expected to spend around 351 billion shillings on the vaccines with each dose costing 19,498 shillings.
08:06
08:06

Kampala Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines

Sheila Ndihukire, the Public Relations Officer at the National Medical Stores-NMS says there are no AstraZeneca vaccines.
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People Infected With Covid-19 After Vaccination to Wait 90 Days Before Second Jab WHO

The health ministry says that evidence shows that recovered COVID-19 patients do not need to get vaccinated as fast as other groups because they develop natural immunity in the form of antibodies.
17:21
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Gov't Targets 50,000 in Covid-19 Vaccination Exercise Ministry of Health 3 1

According to the health ministry, the exercise that started on Tuesday is targeting persons receiving their second doses and also high-risk persons like health workers, teachers and security personnel who did not receive the first dose.
10:30
10:30

Health Ministry Launches Online Portal to Verify COVID-19 Vaccination Status Ministry of Health 1

According to Driwale, the vaccination certificate will be country's official COVID-19 vaccination document. "We have all the records of all persons that have been vaccinated in our data base. The verified certificate that we shall be issuing will have security features that will stop people from forging it, “he said.
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COVID-19; Uganda has Vaccinated 1.5 Percent of Targeted Population Ministry of Health 1 2

This represents only 232,743 of the targeted 22 million people, according to the Ministry of Health figures. Records also show that a total of 906,517 persons who got the first jab are yet to receive their second one, as recommended by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
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UVRI Undertaking Study to Test Effectiveness of AstraZeneca 1

According to scientists, the study will be aimed at determining whether the vaccine can protect against severe disease, hospitalisation or even death among the Ugandan popualtion
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COVID-19 Vaccination To Resume Next Week - Dr. Driwale MOH 1 Top story

The programme manager of Uganda Nation Expanded Programme on Immunization,Dr Alfred Driwale says only people who received their first jab 12 weeks ago will get the vaccine
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Will Uganda ever Vaccinate its Targeted 26,700,000 People? Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

According to experts, poor funding and the placing of vaccine orders late has left Uganda in a fix where it might not be able to procure vaccines to vaccinate the critical number of citizens for the whole nation to be safe. They say at the moment Uganda can only vaccinate a few of it's people using donated vaccines rather than procured ones
17:22
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New Vaccine Consignment Only for Priority Groups, People Awaiting Second Jab MOH 1

The consignment is part of a 3.5 million vaccine donation from the COVAX facility. Initially, the country was expecting to get 2.3 million vaccines in May following 964,000 vaccine sent in March but due to the exportation ban on vaccines from India, the country will receive less than what was expected.
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15:53

Schools in Bunyangabu Call For Mass Covid-19 Vaccination of Learners, Teachers closure of schools 2 7

The Deputy Headteacher at Kibito Primary School, Annet Kajumbukire Byamugisha says the lockdown will expose the learners to the virus.
08:09
08:09

COVID-19 Vaccine Won't Offer Lifetime Immunity Against Disease- Experts 1 1

According to health experts, vaccination against COVID-19 only offers immunity for eight against the pandemic for eight months. After that, vaccinated persons can get infected with the disease
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