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Uganda: unvaccinated workers banned from accessing Ministry of Health


Ugandan health ministry officials who have not been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 have been prevented from accessing the ministry’s premises, authorities said. In a statement dated October 18, the Director General of Health Services, Dr Henry Mwebesa, said the decision was taken at a special meeting with the aim of …

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Fearing HIV infections, South Africa expressed doubts over Sputnik vaccine


South Africa’s health products regulator, Sahpra, has withheld approval for Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine over concerns that it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men. The decision was based on two earlier studies that tested the safety of a modified form of adenovirus contained in the Russian …

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