We should rethink  vaccination drive 

A Ugandan army health official vaccinates a man with the Pfizer vaccine during the mass vaccination exercise at City Square in Kampala on October 14, 2021.PHOTOS/ISAAC KASAMANI

What you need to know:

  • A day before Mr Museveni unveiled the new target, the Ministry of Health had released figures that indicated that 3.3 million doses out of 5.7 million doses of vaccines that government has received through donations and direct procurement remain unutilised.

On Thursday, President Museveni announced that the country and education institutions will only be opened up after seven million Ugandans have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The new target is 2.2 million more than the 4.8 million that he had initially set as the minimum target.

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