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Nwoya gets 4,000 doses of rabies vaccines

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya District Veterinary department will next week launch a mass vaccination exercise for pet dogs against rabies in the various sub-counties. This follows the delivery of 4,000 doses of rabies vaccines by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries last week. Nwoya District is …

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DR Congo kicks off Ebola vaccination amid new outbreak

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) kicked off Wednesday Ebola vaccination in Mbandaka, the capital city of the north-western Equateur Province, to halt the spread of the virus following an outbreak that has claimed two lives since April 21. Around 200 doses of the rVSV-ZEBOV …

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New study suggests cardiac complications risk higher after COVID-19 infection than after mRNA vaccination

Los Angeles, US | Xinhua|  A new study suggested the risk for cardiac complications was significantly higher after SARS-CoV-2 infection than after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination. The study, published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, analyzed electronic health record data from 40 U.S. health care systems …

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Uganda Red Cross Society partners Coca-Cola to drive uptake of COVID-19 vaccine

Uganda Red Cross Society has received Shs360 million from Cola Coca Foundation to promote COVID-19 vaccination. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The funds will support numerous activities at vaccination sites, vaccine distribution, Personal Protective Equipment procurement (PPEs), awareness efforts promoting vaccination and sanitary practices to reduce the spread of …

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