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Health ministry adds yellow fever on routine vaccination schedule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will this month start offering yellow fever vaccines to children aged nine to twelve months, following the vaccine’s inclusion into the routine immunization schedule. Dr. Fred Nsubuga, a senior medical officer working with Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI) in …

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EBOLA: Uganda to receive trial vaccine for Sudan strain

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is set to receive a hundred doses of a trial vaccine being developed to prevent the Ebola Sudan strain. Dr. Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO country representative revealed this on Thursday at a weekly WHO Africa press conference. He explained that there are two trial drugs being …

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Government to vaccinate children against malaria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Health, Margaret Muhanga has revealed that government plans vaccinate children against malaria. Muhanga made the revelation during a plenary sitting on Tuesday, 16 August 2022 chaired by Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa. “If we do not vaccinate our children again malaria, then …

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Menstruation and COVID-19

Survey aims to document unusual periods post-vaccine | JENNIFER COUZIN-FRANKEL | Kathryn Clancy got her first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021 and 10 days later found herself sitting uncomfortably in a work Zoom meeting during one of the heaviest periods she’d experienced. “I had what’s often called …

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