USA donates 647,080 Vaccines to Uganda

USA donates 647,080 Vaccines to Uganda

The health ministry has today received a donation of 647,080 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the United States government under the dose sharing arrangement through the COVAX Facility. The Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng said that vaccines will be given to priority groups that haven’t been vaccines. She also said the Pfizer vaccine was going to be received this…

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Kyotera Woman MP Succumbs to Covid-19

The speaker of paliament, Rt Hon Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga has today announced the death of Kyotera Woman MP Robinah Ssentongo. The Kyotera Woman legislature died of coronvirus. Kyotera Woman Member of Paliament becomes the third Ugandan legislature to succumb to the coronavirus pandemic. The other lawmakers that have died of this pandemic are Kamuli Municipality Member of Parliament Rehema Watongola,…

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COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media

COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has come up and responded to the report of the budget monitoring and accountability unit (BMAU) titled “covid-19 interventions report the financial year 2019/20 which revealed the COVID-19 misuse of funds in the bid to prevent COVID. Earlier on this month many media houses and social media pages came out and wrote detailed articles exposing…

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Exclusive! Uganda’s Covid-19 Taskforce resolves to extend lockdown, curfew for more 21 days

Exclusive! Uganda’s Covid-19 Taskforce resolves to extend lockdown, curfew for more 21 days. The National COVID-19 Taskforce has today Monday resolved to extend the lockdown as an extra step to avert the spread of the virus and study the cases’ progress for the meantime. The extension will assume total lockdown and night curfew for more 21 days (3 weeks) from…

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Opposition offers food to needy despite Museveni ban

Opposition offers food to needy despite the Museveni ban. Different Opposition leaders have disregarded President Museveni’s order and kept on conveying help nourishment to poor occupants in their bodies electorate. President Museveni, during his location to the country a week ago, prohibited lawmakers who were dispersing nourishment to powerless individuals and pledged to have them accused of endeavored murder. Mr.…

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Makerere University develops low-cost ventilator to avert Covid-19 pandemic

Makerere University in collaboration with Resilient Africa Network (RAN), Kiira Motors Corporation and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation in a project of the School of Public Health is working to produce an open design low-cost ventilator to support the Ugandan health sector in the struggle to avert covid-19 pandemic. The initiative comes after Makerere medical researchers projected an increased…

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Kirinya Police Officers allegedly deserts station over COVID-19 suspect

Wakiso – Officers at Kirinya Police station Bweyogerere,Wakiso District allegedly deserted the police station after a man suspected to be having coronavirus ran to the station seeking for help. The incident happened yesterday at around 4pm . The man who had severe cough and flue allegedly said that his girlfriend recently returned from Dubai and he needed help to access…

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President Museveni: Mass testing is costly, negligible

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President Museveni Mass testing is costly, negligible. President Museveni on Tuesday repelled testing all the 42 million Ugandans for coronavirus saying it’s costly and good for nothing. The President who said the expense of each test is $65 included it would mean $2730 million would be required to test all Ugandans. “Mass testing is over the top expensive and good…

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Coronavirus update: Uganda’s cases rise to 18 as four tested positive

Coronavirus update: It is worrying for Ugandans ever since the reporting of the first Covid-19 case in the country. On Friday morning President Museveni confirmed four new cases of Covid-19 bringing the total to 18. President Museveni has confirmed bad news on his Twitter handle and Facebook page. ALSO, SEE Corona-virus free mp3 download (Official audio) by BOBI WINE &…

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All Covid-19 media briefings at UBC TV studio says MoH

All Covid-19 media briefings at UBC TV studio says MoH. The Ministry of Health has on Thursday informed all media houses that following the coronavirus outbreak in the country, all media briefings will be held at the National Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) studios in Kampala. “Media briefings garner a high number of people in a boardroom at any one time. In…

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