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By Vision Reporter

Added 30th June 2006 03:00 AM

Flu caution
By Carol Natukunda
and Fred Ouma
UGANDA should not relax measures against the deadly bird flu, health experts have warned.
Speaking at a media training workshop on Wednesday, Dr. Brian Asiimwe, an epidemiologist at the health ministry, said in the event of an outbreak, it

Flu caution
By Carol Natukunda
and Fred Ouma
UGANDA should not relax measures against the deadly bird flu, health experts have warned.
Speaking at a media training workshop on Wednesday, Dr. Brian Asiimwe, an epidemiologist at the health ministry, said in the event of an outbreak, it

Flu caution
By Carol Natukunda
and Fred Ouma
UGANDA should not relax measures against the deadly bird flu, health experts have warned.
Speaking at a media training workshop on Wednesday, Dr. Brian Asiimwe, an epidemiologist at the health ministry, said in the event of an outbreak, it would be a challenge to provide a vaccine.
“The avian influenza is highly pathogenic; it changes its form so fast that the vaccine may not be effective when it does. It also changes genetic material and can come in another form,” he said.

Lokodo MP
By Flavia Nakagwa
Simon Lokodo was yesterday declared the new MP for Dodoth County in Kaboong district.
A statement from the Electoral Commission said Kaboong district returning officer David Muhwezi had announced Lokodo winner of the by-election with 62.4% and a total of 15,642 votes, while his opponent, Samson Illukor, got 9,417 (37.6%). The statement said the Electoral Commission chairman, Eng. Badru Kiggundu, oversaw the elections.

Bishop dies
By Joseph Orisa
The Anglican Bishop of Karamoja Diocese, the Rt. Rev. Peter Lomongin, is dead. He died on Thursday night at his home in Moroto town after a long illness.
Moroto district director of health services Dr. Vincent Owing said Lomongin, who was due to retire next year, died of lung cancer.

Muslims plan
By Ali Mambule
AHMADIYYAH Muslims are to build over 250 primary and secondary schools in Uganda to uplift education, the sect’s chief executive has said. Amir Inayatullahi Zahid said, “Our target is to transfer development to Uganda. We shall construct and renovate as many schools as possible.”

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