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COVID-19 pandemic response gets $300m

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome pledge to CEPI to accelerate epidemic preparedness | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome on Jan.18 each pledged US$150 million for a total of US$300 million to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). CEPI is a global partnership …

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Economists call for budget re-prioritisation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) says the Covid-19 pandemic caused a drop in revenues, economic shutdown and new expenditure pressures which now calls for re-prioritization of national resources. According to Paul Lakuma, the Head of the Macro-Economic Unit at EPRC, a medium plan in reallocating …

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Fauci optimistic Omicron cases to peak in February

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Anthony Fauci, top U.S. infectious disease expert, said Sunday he is confident that most states in the country will reach a peak of Omicron infection cases by mid-February. “You never want to be overconfident when you’re dealing with this virus,” Fauci said in an interview with …

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COVID-19 affects sperm quality in men – Study

Washington, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Men infected with COVID-19 might experience a short-term reduction in sperm count, according to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The study shows that some men infected with COVID-19 might find it hard to impregnate a woman after recovering from the …

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