Kampala. As Uganda awaits for the Public vaccination of President Museveni, his Rwandan counterpart and his mistress have been vaccinated in Kigali, March 11.
“As part of the ongoing nationwide vaccination rollout that has seen more than 230,000 people vaccinated, President Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame received their #COVID-19 vaccines at KingFaisal Hospital”, Rwanda’sState house said in a tweet.
In Uganda, Ugandans are demanding public vaccination of President Museveni. However its still too early as the exercise only started yesterday while in Rwanda it started in last month.
Meanwhile in Uganda, the ministry of health rolled out upcountry vaccination on Thursday a day after a total of 310 persons received their jabs at the launch event, with Mulago recording 280 and 30 at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero was the first Ugandan to take COVID-19 Vaccine jab in broad day light and she is currently in good health, the health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyonna said in a statement on Thursday.
He said that their attention had been drawn to manipulated videos on the COVID-19 vaccination launch 10th March, 2021.
“It is very unfortunate that some unscrupulous individuals have embarked on creating deep fake videos and circulating them online with an intention of discrediting the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in the country,” Ainebyona said.
He added “This is to kindly request you to disregard the manipulated videos with a logo of one of the media houses that are making rounds online.”
Meanwhile in Denmark and Norway vaccination was temporarily halted using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as a precaution, after Danish reports of some people having blood clots after vaccination and one death.
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