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Contacts of Masaka first Ebola patient discharged

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All the 42 people who had been identified as contacts to the first confirmed Ebola case from Masaka district have been discharged from institutional quarantine after showing no symptoms of the deadly virus. These had been identified as Ebola suspects during the contact tracing process …

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Museveni resurrects COVID-19 restrictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Friday evening resurrected COVID-19 restrictions ordering that those who have not been vaccinated to stay away from public gatherings. In a televised address, about the health situation in the country, Museveni said the National Task Force on COVID-19 had reviewed …

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Four Ebola survivors discharged from Mubende Hospital

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four survivors, who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit – ETU in Mubende have been discharged. They were discharged on Thursday amid jubilation by the health workers, district technical staff, and members of the Ebola Taskforce led by Mubende Resident District …

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MoH Ps makes U-Turn on upgrading Barjobi Health Centre III

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health has withdrawn a letter she wrote confirming the upgrade of Barjobi Health Centre III to IV instead of Okwang Health Centre III. On November 14, Dr Atwine wrote to the Chief Administrative Officer of …

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