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The COVID-19 virus origin

  American Intelligence to release report amid overshadowing rivalry with China Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Seventeen months since the UN World Health Organisation(WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, the world is waiting anxiously for a U.S Intelligence community report on the origin of the virus. The report is …

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Thousands turn up for free NMS Yellow Fever vaccination

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people turned up at the Mayor’s Gardens in Entebbe for a free yellow fever vaccination exercise organized by National Medical Stores-NMS. It started on Thursday and will end on Monday. On Saturday, it was a hustle, and survival for the fittest as people …

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Will cocktails of COVID-19 vaccines work?

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists sitting on the COVID-19 National Task Force are starting a study to establish the likely effects of mixing different vaccines amidst a rush to acquire as many vaccines as possible to vaccinate the 22 million targeted. Ugandans So far, in addition to …

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Uganda improves cancer health care as cases surge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda on Thursday said it is continuing to decentralize cancer health care in the country as cases are on the increase. The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in a statement said there is an increasing burden of cancer. “It is estimated that for every 100 new …

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Experts attribute polio resurgence to missed immunization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The resurgence of polio in Uganda is an indication that children have not been fully vaccinated. Dr Annet Kisakye, the immunization focal person at the World Health Organization Uganda office says that while the Ministry of Health is attributing the outbreak to cross border movement …

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