Having exhorted and asserted the booster jab to Ugandans, H.E excellence Yoweri kaguta Museveni earlier on confirmed to the countrymen that he had taken up his booster dose,
“My doctors, Dr. Diana Atwine and Dr.Magoba an army officer, have just given me a booster dose. According to my statement during the New Year speech, I told you that our efforts are going to rely onto opening the economy were full vaccination for people aged 18 years and above who are about 22million, but also booster doses for the 3.3million people above the age of 50 years.” – President Museveni.
The call of response was based on the surging cases of the omicron variant, the ministry of health and the Government of the republic of Uganda have encouraged the population morly those aged 50years+ to take up their booster doses as a way of strengthening their immunity against the virus.
Statistics indicate that 22million (45%) people were Targeted how ever 9.9million people have received at least one shot of the vaccine whereas 17% have been fully vaccinated.