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Sign language experts in Gulu sensitizing the deaf on Covid-19

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Gulu District COVID-19 Taskforce is using sign language experts to sensitize persons with hearing impairment in the district. This comes after the district leaders representing persons living with disabilities complained about excluding the deaf during the sensitization on COVID -19. Charles Arum, one of the …

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UK universities hit by virus outbreak fallout

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  With conferences cancelled and revenues hit because of a lack of rent from student accommodation, Britain’s universities are reeling from the global coronavirus pandemic. Schools have already lost millions of pounds thanks to enforced closures under lockdown, and things could get worse still. “British universities …

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Hungary hospital evacuations spell misery for families

Budapest, Hungary | AFP |  Lilla Ilona Szeleczki’s terminally ill mother, a 79-year-old with chronic pneumonia and a kidney tumour, twice tested negative for the new coronavirus in a Budapest hospital so she was sent home. She died within a week. “My mother suffered for six days at home, without appropriate medical …

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Uganda’s COVID-19 cases rise to 83

#April30 #Uganda #Covid19 🔸 2 new cases (truck drivers) ✳ 31,350 tested ✳ 83 confirmed cases ✳ 52 recoveries ✳ 17 active cases ✳ 0 deaths SOURCE MOH Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Uganda has risen to 83 after two more people tested …

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