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Possible Allergic Reactions To COVID-19 Vaccine Prompts Investigations In UK

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British regulators have received two reports of possible allergic reactions from people who took part in the first day of Britain’s mass vaccination programme against COVID-19. Dr June Raine, head of the UK’s medical regulatory agency, MHRA, reported those reactions. She testified Wednesday to a parliamentary committee. The UK began vaccinating elderly people and medical workers with a vaccine developed ...

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Kenya Coronavirus Cases Edging Towards 100,000

Coronavirus Cases In Kenya Edging

The Ministry of Health in Kenya on Monday reported 559 covid-19 cases out of a sampled 3074 individuals. The Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe noted during a covid-19 briefing that the country had registered 70,804 cases since March. This new figure represents a positivity rate of 18.2% three times higher than the WHO-recommended containment threshold. The new patients include 18 ...

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Hospital Charged Sh210M For Removing Man’s Brain Instead Of Tumour


Court has charged a hospital and awarded Sh210 million to a widow of a man who died after doctors removed part of his brain during a tumour operation. Justice Lucy Njuguna ordered AIC Kijabe Hospital to compensate the family of 37-year-old Michael Mwangi for medical negligence. The Justice in her ruling said were it not for the doctor and his ...

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Uganda Runs Short Of Blood Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Uganda Runs Short Of Blood Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Health authorities in Uganda say the supply of blood has faced a steep deterioration since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Reports show that fewer people donate blood due to the restrictions and the fear of the virus. The consequences of blood shortages can, however, be very lethal to the health system. Students especially those in secondary schools are the ...

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New Hope: Uganda’s Covid 19 Vaccine Trials To Start in November

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New hope rises in Uganda after the Ministry of health officials confirmed that the COVID 19 vaccine human trials are to start in November 2020. This vaccine known as Self Replicating RNA, will have to go through three different stages before its released for public use. This vaccine has been made through a research by a partnership between Uganda Virus ...

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