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EU lawsuit against AstraZeneca might be hard to prove, say experts

Rome, Italy |  XINHUA |  The European Union (EU) announced this week it was suing pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for breach of contract amid major delivery shortfalls, a case that legal analysts said could be hard to prove. A spokesman for the European Commission told Xinhua Wednesday that AstraZeneca had indicated …

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MOH considers vaccinating under 18 students at health institutes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Ministry of Health is considering vaccinating students aged 18 and below at health training institutions against COVID-19 to control the spread of the virus. According to the Health Ministry, health institutions are turning out to be COVID-19 cluster centers.   The manufacturers of the vaccine and …

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Aceng assures Ugandans on second COVID-19 vaccine dose

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ministry of Health is optimistic that Uganda will get the second consignment of COVID-19 vaccines on time despite the shortages experienced globally. Uganda has so far vaccinated 239,617 people out of the 964,000 dozes of vaccines that were received earlier.  Although the government had …

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New COVID variants

They have changed the game and vaccines will not be enough. Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology and Director of the UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, UCL, and other members of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission Taskforce on Public Health explain why the world now needs global ‘maximum suppression’. At the …

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Nile breweries joins COVID-19 vaccination drive

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge  |  Nile Breweries Limited has started a COVID-19 vaccination drive for staff and their spouses in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, it said on April 13 in a notice.      The company said, the move would promote safety and health of the targeted group …

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