Health

Russia seals another deal to supply coronavirus vaccine

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund will supply 100 million doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine to Indian drug company Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, the fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow speeds up plans to distribute its shot abroad. The deal for its Sputnik-V vaccine candidate comes after the Russian Direct Investment Fund …

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15 yr old Teen tests positive for COVID-19

According to a statement dated 09/09/2020 by Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, one suspect who has been detained at Kawempe Police station has tested positive for COVID-19 The suspect is a male juvenile aged 15, a resident of Bwaise was arrested on allegations of defiling of a three year …

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Airtel Uganda donates Ultra Sound Scan to Bukwo District

As part of their Safe Motherhood Initiative, Airtel Uganda has today handed over a brand new ultrasound scan to Bukwo District. The donated mobile ultrasound-scan is portable and power efficient making it possible for health workers to access patients wherever they are thus reducing risk and the transport burden on …

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LG Unveils Puricare Air Purifier Face Mask

Face masks are here to stay, and tech companies are keen to take advantage by offering us breathing protection well beyond what disposable face masks can achieve. LG just revealed its first serious attempt at providing us with “personal clean air.” Using IFA 2020 as a launching ground, LG is …

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Stanbic Bank Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19

Stanbic Bank Uganda has revealed that its employee at William Street Branch has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing treatment. Stanbic now joins several corporate institutions in Uganda which have since reported cases of COVID-19 at their premises. The bank said in a statement on Tuesday evening that, …

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Arcades set to be closed for flouting Covid-19 rules

Over 20 arcades in Kampala are set to be shut for failing to adhere to Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs). The minister of Kampala, Betty Amongi, has today revealed that at the time inspection, the said arcades still had weak areas to rectify so as to conform to the standards. …

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