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Returnees protest extra days in quarantine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Ugandans who have just returned into the country from overseas are protesting spending more than 14 days in institutional quarantine. A total of 804 Ugandans and legal residents have returned from Afghanistan, India, Southern Africa, Ireland and the United Kingdom among …

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 Store for new vaccines to open in August – Minister Aceng

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A year behind schedule, the Ministry of Health has set new dates for opening of a new vaccines store currently under construction at Kajjansi on the outskirts of Kampala. The $7.6million project that is being completed using funds secured from donors, Global Fund and …

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EAC to embark on joint tests for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community (EAC) countries are in discussions to harmonize procedure of testing for coronavirus among truck drivers in the region. This was revealed by the Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng revealed on Thursday. She said the proposal was made during a summit …

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Experts discourage use of masks while jogging

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts are warning against wearing masks if one is engaged in work that involves a lot of physical activity. According to medics, wearing a mask often reduces the airflow into the breathing chamber making it uncomfortable and difficult for one to breathe during intense …

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