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Johnson & Johnson Raises COVID-19 Vaccine Hopes After Trials

The vaccine uses a weakened version of the common cold virus introduced in the body. It works by using killed viral particles to expose the body's immune system to the virus without risking a serious disease response. Once received, the vaccine induces an immune response.
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10:51

COVID-19: Why Uganda Needs to Rethink Social Distancing Guidelines SOPs 4 1 Top story

What some have described as “rapid increase” in Covid-19 infection rates has prompted appeals to people to adhere to public health guidelines.
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13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 2 1

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
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17:09

Internet Access Surpasses 20 million User Mark After Lockdown Mobile money

It is the first time that total Internet subscriptions in Uganda have crossed the 20 million mark, suggesting that nearly one in every two Ugandans has Internet access.
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06:27

Arthritis Drug Proves Effective in Treating COVID-19

The drugs, tocilizumab and sarilumab are anti-inflammatory medication used to treat arthritis by stopping inflammation from taking place.
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17:40

WHO to Receive COVAX Astra Zeneca Vaccine Next Month 2 1

According to the UN health agency, one billion doses of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca vaccine will be delivered through COVAX. Distribution of the vaccines is expected to commence to start in February
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16:24

How Viable is Uganda’s Nuclear Power Plan? nuclear energy 2

“Companies that are planning new nuclear units are currently indicating that the total costs (including escalation and financing costs) will go up to $8,100 per kW which translates into $9 billion for each 1,100 MW plant. Currently, Uganda’s annual national budget is $11 billion.