Covid 19 vaccine in Uganda very soon

Based on evidence available and recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Uganda will access the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca.

The access of the vaccine will be done in an equitable manner starting with the most vulnerable and more at risk.
Nearly two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been secured for equitable distribution in 2021 to the 190 countries that have signed on to a World Health Organization-led partnership.
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The partnership, known as COVAX, said the supply includes at least 1.3 billion doses for low- and middle-income countries.

“Based on the evidence available and the recommendations of the Vaccines Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Health, Uganda will access the Vaccine from Astra Zeneca,” the statement issued from the Health Ministry says.
Results of COVID-19 tests done on 02 January 2021 confirm 210 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 35,922.
The breakdown of the new cases are:

210 contacts and alerts: Kampala (120) Wakiso (27) Mukono (17) Luwero (13) Ngora (16) Kabale (4) Kapchorwa (3) Gulu (3) Mbarara (2) Ibanda (1) Yumbe (1) Moyo (1) Arua (1) Kibuku (1)
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Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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