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Measles outbreak looming in Africa amid stalled vaccination

Delayed measles immunization on the continent could cause a resurgence of the disease Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Several African countries could experience an outbreak of measles amid stalled vaccination against the viral disease linked to COVID-19 disruptions, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday ahead of the African …

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Flood prone districts to receive second cholera vaccine dose

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Health will next month embark on cholera vaccination in flood-prone areas following reports of anticipated heavy rains. Oral cholera vaccine is used as part of the Ministry of Health’s integrated cholera prevention and control strategy. The others include the provision of safe water, improved …

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Only 4000 police officers vaccinated against COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police’s medical team will need four more weeks in Kampala vaccinating policemen and women against COVID-19. The vaccination exercise targeting 20,000 out of close to 47,000 police personnel started on March 22.  Kampala which has the highest concentration of police officers was expected to …

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PARLIAMENT: Gen Moses Ali gets COVID-19 jab

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vaccination of Cabinet Ministers and legislators against COVID-19 today kicked off at the Parliament building following a move by the Ministry of Health to adjust the vaccine roll-out plan. The Ministry altered the vaccine roll-out plan and decided to vaccinate 964,000 people. Initially, …

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Uganda prisons staff get COVID-19 vaccine jabs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Prisons officials have today 23rd March, 2020 started receiving the Covid-19 vaccination jabs. They were led by Commissioner General, Dr. Johnson Byabashaijja in the exercise. This is a continuation of the vaccination exercise that started three weeks ago targeting priority groups including health workers, security personnel and …

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