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Hoima residents embrace COVID-19 vaccination

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The number of people receiving the covid-19 vaccine in Hoima district has increased in the last week.  Hoima district received 5,230 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in March.    Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima District Health Officer- DHO says initially when they started rolling …

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300 health workers in Bundibugyo get Covid-19 jab

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 300 health workers have so far been vaccinated against Covid-19 in Bundibugyo district. The vaccination centres are Bundibugyo hospital, Nyahuka HCIV, Butama, Ntandi and Kikyo HCIIIs. Dr Christopher Kiyita, the district health officer, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across …

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Uganda will not halt Use of AstraZeneca vaccine-MOH

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Ministry of Health will not halt the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, saying no severe effects have been reported.  This follows the suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine in several countries including the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on grounds that some of the people …

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