Uganda indecisive on China vaccines donation deployment

The Ministry of Health is still undecided on which persons will be immunized against COVID-19 using China’s Sinovac vaccine but has immediately started administering the Norwegian donated Astrazeneca vaccines. Since the COVID-19 vaccination excercise started, Uganda has only been using the Astrazeneca vaccines out of the eight that have been approved by the World Health…

Malaria cases likely to spike due to invasive weed entry in East Africa

The malaria-causing mosquitos have found a new safe haven in an invasive plant previously known to be habitat in South and North America. Researchers from Kenya-based International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) say they have generated new evidence of the immense threat posed by a highly destructive invasive plant, known scientifically as Parthenium hysterophorus.…