Tuesday , July 27 2021
Home / Tag Archives: COVID-19 (page 2)

Tag Archives: COVID-19

Africa sidesteps warning on J&J Vaccine

Vaccine linked to rare condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves Africa, the continent with the world’s lowest vaccination rate, is going ahead with plans to procure Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine undeterred by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s warning about the inoculation. The FDA earlier this …

Read More »

Rights defenders demand Dr. Atwine’s resignation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights defenders under the Union of Human Rights Defenders Uganda have called for the resignation of the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr. Diana Atwine for alleged mismanagement of the COVID 19 situation in the country. According to the activists, Atwine has failed to account …

Read More »

Nile Breweries donates 300 oxygen cylinders to referral hospitals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nile Breweries has donated 300 oxygen cylinders to regional referral hospitals. The cylinders worth 330 Million Shillings, were handed over to Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja on Wednesday in Kampala. Each of the referral hospitals will receive 20 cylinders filled with oxygen. According to Nabbanja, the …

Read More »

In first six months in office, Biden faces setbacks, gains

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Marking his first six months in office on Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden saw a mixed bag of setbacks and gains. On controlling the pandemic, millions of Americans have gotten their vaccine jabs. But in other areas, from crime to spending, the president is encountering a …

Read More »