Uganda made Covid-19 vaccine soon ready, says Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni gestures during a June 18 address on Covid-19 where he said Uganda will be medically autonomous by 2022. PHOTO/FILE/PPU

What you need to know:

  • With thousands of Ugandans already locked in a Covid-19 self-medication gamble, Mr Museveni claimed one of his experts cured about 30 patients using some herbs.
  • According to Mr Museveni, Uganda will by 2022 be medically autonomous after ‘‘seeing how dangerous it is to depend on others for life.’’

President Museveni Friday said production of a more effective Uganda-made Covid-19 vaccine was gearing towards advanced stages even as virus cases continue to surge with government hospitals and medics saying they are overwhelmed by patients.

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