Latest Information You Need To Know On MonkeyPox.

Updated at 1921 EAT on 07th June 2022. • This guidance will be updated regularly. Monkeypox is a virus that causes illness in humans and is usually found, or endemic, in central and West Africa. Since 13 May 2022, monkeypox has been found in 29 countries outside the endemic areas. Monkeypox causes fever, muscle pains,…

Tedros Ghebreyesus re-elected as head of WHO.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1551 EAT on Thursday 25th May 2022. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) members re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as director general by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday. The vote by secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh from…

Dr.Aceng: Older Adults Urged To Get COVID-19 Booster Shot.

Updated at 2030 EAT on FEB 21st 2022. The Ministry of Health has urged older persons and those living with other health conditions that compromise immunity to obtain booster doses of COVID-19 jabs. Speaking to the press, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said booster doses are authorized for all those above 50 years of…

China Helps Virus-Ravaged Hong Kong Build Isolation Units.

Updated at 1036 EAT on FEB 20th 2022. Construction crews from mainland China were helping Hong Kong build two temporary isolation facilities to house thousands of coronavirus patients on Sunday as a senior official declared the city “in full combat mode” Hong Kong. The crowded Chinese financial hub is in the throes of its worst-ever…

Wile polio case identified in Malawi.

By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 1240 EAT on 18 February 2022. Malawi has declared an outbreak of polio after a young child in the country’s capital, Lilongwe, developed the disease in the first case of the wild polio virus in Africa in more than five years. The strain found in the child in Lilongwe has…

Top African King Lauds World Health Organisation in fighting Corona Virus

By E. K Benjamin Kampala, Uganda As United States President Donald J Trump is attacking and shifting blame to United Nations global body on Health for the Corona Virus Pandemic, Buganda King His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has acclaimed World Health Organisation for the efforts taken to combat the spread of the virus. In…