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Two COVID-19 patients safely transfused with plasma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have so far been transfused using convalescent plasma as a treatment for coronavirus disease or COVID-19. This treatment being tried in a number of countries around the world involves the use of antibody-rich blood from recovered patients to intravenously treat those that …

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Experts report drop in detection of drug resistant TB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts have called for a new survey to determine the current prevalence of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis with information got at hospital level showing low detection of the disease and enrollment into care. Dr Susan Adakun, the head of the TB unit in Mulago National …

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