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Museveni resurrects COVID-19 restrictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Friday evening resurrected COVID-19 restrictions ordering that those who have not been vaccinated to stay away from public gatherings. In a televised address, about the health situation in the country, Museveni said the National Task Force on COVID-19 had reviewed …

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Face masks help prevent spread of respiratory infections: study

Helsinki, Finland | Xinhua | Face masks can help prevent transmission of respiratory infections, a new study published this week shows. The study carried out by the University of Helsinki in cooperation with Stanford University, the University of Missouri, and Swansea University, systematically reviewed all the studies on the issue conducted between …

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Four Ebola survivors discharged from Mubende Hospital

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four survivors, who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit – ETU in Mubende have been discharged. They were discharged on Thursday amid jubilation by the health workers, district technical staff, and members of the Ebola Taskforce led by Mubende Resident District …

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Dengue fever cases in Sudan exceed 4,000

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |  The total number of suspected dengue fever cases in Sudan has exceeded 4,000 as the African country is struggling to battle one of its worst dengue fever outbreaks in years, the Sundanese health ministry said. “There are 4,104 suspected cases of dengue fever, including 516 …

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Want to live longer?

  Having a sense of purpose may help you, research shows A growing body of evidence suggests that living with purpose may help you live longer. Recently, researchers wondered whether this effect would apply equally across genders, ethnicities, and races. This was the focus of a new study led by …

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