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U.S. reports over 2 million child COVID-19 cases

  Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Over two million children in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest data of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association. Nearly 179,000 new child COVID-19 cases were reported last …

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UBC agrees to give all presidential candidates free air space

  ‘We were already offering each candidate time weekly,’ says UBC Deputy MD Maurice Mugisha Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has agreed to provide free airspace on their Television and Radios for all the Uganda Presidential candidates. Wilfred Senyange, the UBC spokesperson confirmed the development today. …

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Medics want COVID-19 screening protocol revised

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Medical workers are calling for the revision of the screening protocol for COVID-19. They want the health ministry to remove screening for temperature. According to the medics, high temperature should not be the most relied upon symptom of COVID-19 because the majority of COIVD-19 positive …

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