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Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine

15 Nov 2019 · The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, a severe skin and mucus membrane disorder that normally occurs as a reaction to medication or an infection.

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Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, a severe skin and mucus membrane disorder that normally occurs as a reaction to medication or an infection.
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Masaka Municipality Leaders Disagree on Eviction of Food Vendors 2 4

Bahengana is accusing the vendors of overcrowding the street walkaways, making the town filthy in the town and causing disorder.
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Health, Dignity of Sanitation Workers at Risk –Report

Because of poor investment and infrastructure, millions of people including children die every year from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene. According to WHO, poor sanitation alone causes up to 432,000 diarrheal deaths annually, and it is also linked to the transmission of other diseases including cholera, dysentery, typhoid, hepatitis A and polio.
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Unexploded Ordnances Cause Panic in Omoro,Amuru 1 4

Cyrus Okot, the LC 1 Chairperson of Abili East village in Labwoch parish reveals that the explosive and many more still undiscovered are remnants of the war fought in the area in 1986 by the LRA rebels and government forces.
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Amuru Leaders Alarmed by High HIV Prevalence Ministry of Health 3 1

Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant District Health Officer says the high prevalence is attributed to influx of traders and long distance truck drivers who engage in promiscuous acts along the great north road to South Sudan.
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Batwa, NGOs Feud Over Land Rights 1 7 Top story

Emmanuel Maniriho, a Mutwa from Mgahinga in Kisoro district, says following their eviction by government, they didn’t have anywhere to get food and other necessities for survival. He says although NGOs like BMCT intervened and bought them land, they have remained on tension because they don’t have any legal rights over the land.
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Acholi Cultural Festival Hangs in Balance over Shortage Of Funds 1 1

With just a month left to the prestigious cultural event, the organizers, however, say they are short of the required over 350 million shillings budget.