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Kazo DHO interdicted for failing to respond to COVID alerts

Kazo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Samuel Tweheyo Kiroha, the District Health Officer-DHO of Kazo district has been interdicted for failing to respond to the coronavirus alerts from the community and frustrating the presidential directives on combating the pandemic. According to the letter authored by the District’s Chief Administrative Officer …

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More than 100 Hoima teachers tested for COVID-19

Godfrey Sserwanja, the Hoima District Education officer-DEO told Uganda Radio network that they approached the Rapid Assessment survey team to have the teachers tested since the teachers interact with many people more especially the children they teach saying it was crucial for the health ministry to engage teachers in the …

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Coronavirus may never go away: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The new coronavirus may never go away and populations around the world will have to learn to live with it, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday. As some countries around the world begin gradually easing lockdown restrictions imposed in a bid to stop the novel coronavirus …

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US says China trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research

Washington, United States | AFP | US authorities warned healthcare and scientific researchers Wednesday that Chinese-backed hackers were attempting to steal research and intellectual property related to treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Organizations researching the disease were warned of “likely targeting and network compromise by the People’s Republic of China,” a statement from the FBI …

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