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Museveni gets back to work after recovering from COVID-19

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today resumed official work as Head-of-State, a day after confirming his recovery from COVID-19. In a statement issued by the Presidential Press Unit, Museveni chaired the weekly cabinet meeting at State House Entebbe on Monday. Museveni has been under self-isolation …

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Museveni COVID-19 infection raises several questions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday attended the budget reading ceremony virtually, a week after declaring that he had contracted COVID-19, which triggered mixed reactions from the public. While all indicators show that the president will soon be out of isolation since health experts advise …

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Scientists explain why Uganda’s COVID-19 vaccine has delayed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Scientists have explained to Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee that developing a vaccine against COVID-19 will take a longer than earlier expected, given the different processes involved. The scientists appeared before the committee alongside officials from the former Ministry of Science, Technology …

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China, U.S. should tackle epidemic together – spokesperson

Beijing, China | XINHUA |  As two major countries globally, China and the United States should and can join hands to tackle the COVID-19 epidemic, a foreign ministry spokesperson said in Beijing on Friday. Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said this at a press briefing when commenting on an article published by …

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Wakiso overwhelmed with distress calls of suspected COVID-19 cases

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Wakiso District Corona Taskforce is overwhelmed with distress calls about suspected corona virus victims because of increased tension about the pandemic. Most of the reported cases are of people who have just returned from the Middle East countries. Several reports have been registered from …

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