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Uganda receives 10 million doses of polio vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has received 10,997,500 doses of the novel oral polio vaccine targeting type 2 poliovirus. While receiving the vaccines on Tuesday, the State Minister for Primary Healthcare, Margaret Muhanga noted that the government intends to roll out the mass polio vaccination because of outbreaks in …

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67,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses set to expire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 67,000 AstraZeneca vaccines are set to expire at the end of the month. The vaccines were part of the batch of 128,560 doses that were donated by Norway. According to records from the health ministry, 12,000 doses are in Kampala and 8,000 in Arua. With …

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Kabale Covid-19 test figures inaccurate – Taskforce

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Missing Covid-19 testing data from Kabale district on the national tally dashboard is hampering effective monitoring and enforcement of preventive guidelines issued by the health ministry, the district taskforce has revealed. Apparently, Kabale district has 119 active Covid-19 cases. Forty-three of these are receiving treatment …

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Kampala runs out of Covid-19 vaccines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala has run out of COVID-19 vaccines. Uganda Radio Network visited some vaccination sites such as the Kampala Capital City Clinic, Kiswa health center III, Bukoto heath center, Naguru General Hospital and Kisenyi and found no queues of people waiting for vaccines. Charles Lweno, a …

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