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10 new COVID-19 cases recorded

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The  number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 274 after 10 truck people tested positive for the disease. The 10 include nine truck drivers and one contact of a confirmed truck driver. This brings the number of confirmed cases for truck drivers to …

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Why schools are anxious about reopening

It is very clear that guidelines will impose more Covid-19 prevention related costs on schools. Who will meet the extra costs? COMMENT | Justus Mugisha | We all breathed a sigh of relief when President Yoweri Museveni on Monday  announced partial re-opening of schools. But the more I think about …

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Experts study COVID-19 immunity among Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts are set to start evaluating whether Ugandans have a level of protection against getting infected with coronavirus disease– COVID-19. Prof. Dennis Byarugaba, who heads the National Flu Surveillance Group and has been studying flu-causing viruses for over 20 years said they are embarking …

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