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UVRI to investigate low Covid-19 cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Virus Research Institute has started a study to investigate why the country and some of its neighbors are reporting low COVID-19 cases. The study is expected to last four years and will look at what contribution the different COVID-19 variants have played in the …

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COVIDEX clinical trial gets sh3 billion boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has allocated shs3billion for studies into the efficacy of COVIDEX, a herbal solution that helps relieve symptoms associated with COVID-19. Prof. Patrick Engeu Ogwang, a clinical pharmacologist behind the herbal concoction revealed this to Uganda Radio Network in an interview. He, however, says …

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 500 mln: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 500 million, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO). Globally, as of 8:36 p.m. CEST (1836 GMT) on Thursday, there have been 500,186,525 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 6,190,349 deaths, reported to WHO, according …

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UK PM to be fined over COVID-19 lockdown-breaking parties

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will be fined by the police for attending parties during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown, the Downing Street confirmed on Tuesday. Johnson and Sunak “have today received notification that the Metropolitan Police (Met) intend to …

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