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SafeBoda starts COVID-19 vaccination drive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a bid to secure the health and safety of its employees and the communities at large, SafeBoda has announced a vaccination drive for all members of its community and beyond in line with government guidelines, it said on Sept.24. The vaccination program, in partnership with …

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Israel bans unvaccinated teachers from teaching

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israeli teachers who have not been vaccinated against the COVID-19 will be banned from entering schools unless they present a negative test result, Israeli Ministry of Education said on Thursday. Under the decision, teachers who do not present the Green Pass, which is a proof of …

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Teachers in Kitgum buy fake Covid-19 vaccination cards

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers in Kitgum opposed to the vaccination against Covid-19 are buying vaccination cards without receiving the jab. The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech and Covid-19 taskforce chairperson says that they have received information about teachers dodging vaccines and opting for fake documents. Recently, the …

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67,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses set to expire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 67,000 AstraZeneca vaccines are set to expire at the end of the month. The vaccines were part of the batch of 128,560 doses that were donated by Norway. According to records from the health ministry, 12,000 doses are in Kampala and 8,000 in Arua. With …

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