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One dead, another unconscious after drinking hand sanitizer in Agago

Agago, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A 38-year-old man in Agago District has been confirmed dead while his colleague is unconscious and battling for his life after reportedly drinking undiluted alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Johnson Omona, a porter at Kaket Health Center II in Lapono Sub-county died on Sunday afternoon while being referred …

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25 hand sanitizer brands fail NDA efficacy test

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 20 out of 45 sanitizer brands tested by the National Drug Authority -NDA had an alcohol content of 60 percent, with a capability to kill bacteria and other micro-organisms as stated on the labels. Among those that have passed the quality tests include …

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Kitgum, Mukono yet to scale up coronavirus awareness campaigns

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kitgum District Local Government Authorities are yet to scale up their awareness campaigns and implementation of preventive measures deemed critical in fighting the spread of new corona Virus Disease [COVID-19].  Although there are no confirmed cases of the disease in Uganda, the Ministry of Health …

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