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Misinformation hindering COVID-19 fight -WHO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Myths about the transmission, prevention and treatment of COVID 19 are causing havoc in the fight against the spread of the disease according to World Health Organisation. WHO officials says lies or half-truths regarding COVID are costing the UN health agency a lot of …

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Tests on isolated foreigners negative, Uganda still free of COVID-19

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Results from the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) indicate that the four foreign national isolated after presenting flu and cough symptoms yesterday, do not have the dreaded COVID-19. Minister of Health Ruth Aceng reported the negative test results Monday for a French national and …

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Museveni speaks out on Coronavirus prevention

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to take precaution and protect themselves against the deadly COVID-19 alias coronavirus. In a message posted on twitter on Saturday afternoon, Museveni urged Ugandans to take personal precaution and mainly wash hands as a preventive measure, as …

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Spread of coronavirus confirms WHO fears

Paris, France | AFP | The sharp rise in cases and the geographical spread of the coronavirus outside China confirm WHO fears over dealing with the crisis, experts warned Sunday as they appealed for ever greater vigilance. “There has been a profound shift in the direction that COVID-19 (new coronavirus) …

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WHO sounds alarm over Africa coronavirus preparedness

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | The World Health Organization warned Saturday that African health systems were ill-equipped to respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on African Union member states “to come together to be …

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