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Study reveals health workers have bad attitude towards COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most health workers at four Makerere University Teaching Hospitals have a negative attitude toward COVID-19 patients. This was revealed in an online cross-sectional study conducted at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital, Kiruddu National Referral Hospital and Kawempe National Referral …

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Kadaga unaware of constituency COVID-19 taskforce

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has denied knowledge of the proposed Constituency Covid-19 Task Force. Kadaga made the statement on Thursday during the plenary sitting. Media reports have for the past two days indicated that a Tuesday meeting between President Museveni and a select …

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WHO cautions against use of Madagascar anti-virus potion

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | The World Health Organization on Thursday advised governments to clinically test a herbal drink touted by Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina as a remedy against coronavirus. The Covid-Organics infusion is derived from artemisia — a plant with proven anti-malarial properties — and other indigenous herbs. Rajoelina …

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