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Magezi Kiriinjju

What Ugandans Ought to Know About Coronavirus Pandemic

posted onMarch 17, 2020

By Kiriinjju Magezi

Coronavirus is a family of viruses which causes illness in animals or humans. In humans, coronavirus is known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Museveni Roots for End of HIV/AIDS by 2030

posted onOctober 29, 2019

Magezi Kiriinjju

In the 1980s when Dr. Luc Montagnier of Pasteur Institute, a French research organization was busy feuding with Dr. Robert Gallo of the American National Cancer Institute over who found the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Ugandans were grappling with what had befallen them. A strange ailment was wrecking havoc on communities leaving entire families wiped out, villages abandoned, orphans and old people helpless, the medical community and politicians bewildered.