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1,600 volunteers to participate in first HIV vaccine trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than one thousand volunteers have been enrolled to participate in another version of the HIV vaccine trial conducted by Ugandan scientists at the Medical Research Council-MRC. The new HIV vaccine known as “PrEPVacc” is being tested for its efficacy in the prevention of HIV, …

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UVRI, national lab explain fake COVID-19 results

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst complaints about discrepancies in the coronavirus (COVID-19) results offered at different accredited laboratories, the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) that supervises accredited labs in the country now requires any person that tests positive but with a low viral load to do a …

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Health ministry explains UVRI COVID-19 funding

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine has said that the lengthy process for a government entity to avail funds to another stopped the direct provision of COVID-19 funds to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). The explanation follows a statement by the …

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