Coronavirus Resource Center

This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives. Get in touch with us press@coronavirus.mak.ac.ug  

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News & Information Updates


Brief | 2 weeks hence

Mak donates Touchless Handwashing Kits to Mulago Hospital and CHS

Makerere University has donated three Touchless Handwashing (Tw-20) Kits to Mulago National Referral Hospital and another one to…

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Article | 1 day 1 hour ago

COVID-19 Prevention: Avoid These Three Cs

It will take all of us to end the COVID-19 pandemic. As you carry out your daily tasks, watch out for the 3Cs that is; Crowded…

Brief | 2 days 19 hours ago

IDI CoVID-19 Science Summary 30th August - 5th September 2020

People with obesity have higher risk of severe COVID‐19 including hospitalization, intensive clinical care and death. A meta-…

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Article | 3 days 18 hours ago

COVID-19 IPC Refresher Training at IDI

On Monday 7th September, 2020 security and sanitation staff at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Makerere University and…

Brief | 1 week ago

Mak Translates COVID-19 Messages into 6 Native Languages

Language experts from Makerere University in collaboration with public health officials have translated key messages about COVID-…

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Brief | 1 week 3 days ago

IDI CoVID-19 Science Summary 23rd-29th August 2020

This week's Summaries by Dr. Andrew Mujugira showcase mental health, immune response to COVID-19 and the significance of social…

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Brief | 1 week ago

Mak Adds Thermal Imaging, 3D Printing to Fight Against COVID-19

Makerere University under the Department of Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering (DABE), College of Agricultural and…

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Article | 1 week 4 days ago

Testing Mak Staff for Coronavirus

The Makerere University Department of Microbiology and Immunology will commence free testing of staff for coronavirus with effect…

Brief | 2 weeks ago

IDI CoVID-19 Science Summary 16th-22nd August 2020

SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks in prisons are difficult to contain because of population-dense housing and limited space for medical…

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