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Virus fears keep Orthodox Easter worshippers at home

Moscow, Russia | AFP |  More than 260 million Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, with church leaders asking worshippers to stay at home to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. Orthodox Christians, the world’s third largest group of Christian believers, this year celebrate Easter a week after Catholics and Protestants because they …

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Lockdown will be lifted gradually- Health Expert

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Health experts in Uganda have said that the country’s lockdown will be lifted gradually.  According to the scientists, the lockdown cannot be lifted at once because a series of arrangements need to be in place to make sure that the country’s health system and other sectors …

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36 districts fail to submit draft budget estimates

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  36 districts have failed to to submit draft budget estimates, work plans and performance contracts for the financial year 2020/2021. The revelation is contained in the letter addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government by Keith Muhakanizi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, …

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Keep away from truck drivers- Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has advised the public to keep away from truck drivers after three tested positive for COVID-19. One of the truck drivers was a Ugandan national from Tororo district who was travelling from Kenya. He was found in Kamdini. The other two …

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Experimental virus drug remdesivir effective in monkeys: study

Washington, United States | AFP | The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has proven effective against COVID-19 in a small experiment involving monkeys, US government scientists reported Friday. The study, which is preliminary and has not yet been peer reviewed, was designed to follow dosing and treatment procedures used for hospitalized COVID-19 patients in a large …

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