Monitor an online paper has announced that Uganda is set to destroy almost 400,000 unused coronavirus vaccine which has been supplied fo use in the north part of the country and the unused doses are mostly moderna and AstreZaneca.
Jane Aceng the health Minister said that Modena is ultra-frozon and it has to be thrawed before use when it was unutilized in Acholi we took it the western Uganda but couldn’t utilize it before 30days, “she attributed the low vaccine uptake to unproven health myths.
Although Uganda have to meetup with the half of 22 million target of vaccinated.
Meanwhile nearly 100 Rwandans who fled to an island in lake kivu in neighbouring democratic Republic of Congo to avoid getting COVID-19 jabs have been repatriated to their country.
The island official Roger Ntan Buka said that authorities have negotiated with the Rwandans to return home as there was no reason for them to remain here and they have left in boat comprise of men, women and children.
Meanwhile the Rwandans western province Governor says that he has no knowledge of fleeing Rwandans and he had no idea if the authorities are involving in their repatriation. Recently last week the Burundia authorities expelled over 10 Rwandans which had entered the country to escape mandatory vaccination back home, even though is necessary for the Rwandans to be vaccinated to be allowed to use public transport.