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Ugandan company to manufacture polio vaccine in new deal with Sinovac

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Vaccine Access Initiative, a subsidiary of Microhaem Scientific and Medical Supplies Company has finalised plans to manufacture polio vaccines at its Ntinda-based facility. Dr Cedric Akwesigye, Microhaem’s Managing Director told URN in an interview on Wednesday that they have entered a technological transfer …

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Sinopharm, Sinovac vaccines prevent severe hospitalization from Omicron: report

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines protect against “severe hospitalization” caused by the Omicron variant, the United Arab Emirates-based news outlet The National reported Tuesday, quoting a World Health Organization (WHO) expert as saying. Abdi Mahamud, the WHO’s incident manager for the pandemic, said that “more …

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Kitgum runs out of Covid-19 vaccines

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district has run out of Covid-19 vaccines. The district received 1,571 doses of the Chinese vaccine Sinovac early this month. This was in addition to 1,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine that had been supplied by the Ministry of Health in August. The acting …

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2,000 teachers in Busia district receive Covid-19 jab

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 2,146 teachers and non-teaching staff in Busia district have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines targeting more than 5,000 people. Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that out of the 2,146 teachers, 346 …

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Health officials eye banks to take up Sinovac vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of health is considering allocating the Sinovac vaccines to groups of people in banks, companies and organizations that might be interested in getting vaccinated. The country at the moment has a total of 300,000 doses that were donated by the People’s Republic …

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