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Uganda receives Covid-19 vaccine donation from India

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has received its second donation of COVID-19 vaccines. The government of India donated the new consignment consisting of 100,000 AstraZeneca vaccines. The vaccines arrived on Sunday at Entebbe International Airport, just a day after the arrival of the first consignment of COVAX consisting of …

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Pregnant women in Covid-19 hotspots will get vaccine- Health Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pregnant women living in Covid-19 hotspots in Uganda will be considered for the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine. According to the health ministry, pregnant women in districts like Kampala, Arua, Wakiso and Kyotera will be among the first beneficiaries because they have higher chances of being exposed …

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Families paying to get negative COVID-19 postmortem reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Uganda continues battling community infections, some individuals have resorted to paying hospital and mortuary staff for negative coronavirus reports for their loved ones who have succumbed to the pandemic. This comes almost three months after the Health Ministry stopped conducting burials for COVID-19 victims …

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Three million mosquito nets to be distributed in Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry is set to distribute three million mosquito nets in Kampala and Wakiso districts. The distribution will start on Friday and end on Wednesday 13th. This is part of the newly launched “under the net” campaign, through which government intends to distribute up …

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