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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Ebola Virus outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Ebola Virus outbreak: ‘We’re ready’ says Uganda THE LAST WORD The tragedy of Bobi Wine: How the ideological poverty of Uganda’s leading opposition figure makes him subversive to our national interest ANALYSIS Unpaid …

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VIRUS INSTITUTE: Sudan Ebola strain is milder

Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA – URN |  The death rate from the newly confirmed outbreak of the Ebola Hemorrhagic fever in Mubende is likely to be low,  according to scientists at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI. Dr. Julius Lutwama who heads the Department of Arbovirology, Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious …

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WHO declares South Sudan free of the polio virus

JUBA, South Sudan | XINHUA |  The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared South Sudan free of the poliovirus. “South Sudan’s complete documentation for wild polio virus free status has been accepted. With this feat, WHO’s Africa Region is set to be declared wild poliovirus free 2020,” the WHO South …

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Premier league restart, 4 lessons!

Four things from the Premier League restart London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League was immediately embroiled in a technology row as it made its comeback on Wednesday, while players showed their solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Manchester City breezed past Arsenal. AFP Sport looks at some …

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Man City whip Arsenal, extend Liverpool title wait

Man City make winning return to extend Liverpool’s wait Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester City extended Liverpool’s wait to win a first league title in 30 years as Pep Guardiola’s men beat 10-man Arsenal 3-0 at an empty Etihad to secure the first win of the Premier League’s …

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19 coronavirus cases in president’s office

Baku, Azerbaijan | AFP |  Nineteen staff in the office of Azerbaijan’s president have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said, as authorities in the repressive Caucasus nation struggle to contain an escalating crisis. A further 13 infections were also confirmed among employees of the emergency situations ministry and the …

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Merkel snubs Trump invite

Merkel a ‘no’ for Trump’s in-person G7 summit: report Washington, United States | AFP |  German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the Politico website quoted her spokesman …

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