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Doctors Can Determine Patients Who Will Get Severe Forms of COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Dr Hakim Sendagire, a microbiologist based at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences told URN in an interview on Tuesday morning that they have studied five laboratory tests that can be used to determine the chances of one developing critical illness and when it is right to introduce certain treatments since some COVID positives may not require any form of medicines.
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Health Workers to Access Loans at 15.5% Interest Rate Under New MOU Stanbic Bank 4 1

Speaking to journalists, Dr. Nathan Onyach, in charge of the operations of Regional and National Referral hospitals, said that like many professionals, health workers also suffered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been frequenting his office seeking approval for loans, which often come at high-interest rates.
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Committee Investigating Agricultural Fakes Doesn't Know Extent of the Problem fake agro inputs 3 1

Muwema who is also Director Legal Affairs at the ACN said Uganda has a batch of laws aimed at averting counterfeits but enforcing the laws has been difficult due to general lack of will by both government and dealers in agricultural inputs.
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Can Recycling Save Victoria of Plastic Pollution? Pollution in Uganda 2

While some plastics have been collected by young people foraging the wetlands to have them recycled, a huge chunk remains uncollected. Can recycling end plastic pollution on Lake Victoria?
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17:51

Six in Seven COVID-19 Infections Are Undetected in Africa-WHO 1 3

WHO found out that as of 10 October 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 infections is estimated to be 59 million in Africa, which is seven times more than the over 8 million cases reported.
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New Study Finds Communication Flaws in Care for COVID-19 Patients Makerere University 3

Only 24.3% of these participants reveal to have undergone any form of counselling before samples were taken from them.
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Gov’t Urged to Invest More in Early Warning Systems Makerere University 1 2

Speaking at a meeting to mark the International Disaster Risk Reduction day on Wednesday, Prof. Virginia Murray, a scientist based at the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said they have published the new Hazard Information Profiles to guide countries on decisions relating to different disasters that they are at risk of.