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Ebirikukwata aha kakooko ka SARS-CoV-2 ningashi Corona vairasi.

SARS-CoV-2 ningashi Corona virus niyo vairasi erimu nerwaaza oburwaire bw'ekihiinzi n'enkorora omunsi yoona. Akakooko aka tikahuriire ngu kaine amagara. Kureka kakozirwe otuntu otwepakiire hamwe. Otwe tuntu ku turikuhika omu mubiri turagiira obutafaari bwomubiri kukora otundi twingi oturi nkatwe reero tukanya. Ebiragiro byatwe nibiba bihandikirwe omu rurimi oru obutafaari bw'omubiri (body cells) burikwetegyereza- nkebiragiro ebyebembera omubiri omukwebumba n'okushushana nkoku guri. Ekyo mikimanyisa ngu obutafaari bw'omubiri gwaawe nibubaasa kushoma n'okushoboorokyerwa ebyo biragiro kandi gukore otukooko otundi twingi, oturagurwaze. Oruhu rwakakooko ako rukozirwe ekishaju eki [...]

About The CoVID-19 Pandemic and SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Author:- Dr. Nerina Harborne, PhD Biophysics, Biochemistry Lecturer, Mbarara University of Science and Technology   1. What is the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is causing the current CoViD-19 pandemic? SARS-CoV-2 is a virus. A virus is a non-living collection of molecules that are packed up together, just like the sort of package we may send to each other. The CONTENTS of the package are the instructions to make more viruses. These instructions are written in the language of RNA. This is the same language used [...]

MICRO RESEARCH TRAINING

MICRO RESEARCH TRAINING CONDUCTED SUCCESSFULLY AT MUST Maternal Newborn Child Health Institute (MNCHI) conducted its annual Micro Research (MR) workshop from 5th to 14th February 2020 led by Prof. Noni MacDonald and Dr. Shawna O’Hearn from Dalhousie University in Canada. The trainings are conducted together with the MUST trainers; Dr. Scholastic Ashaba, Dr. Francis Oriokot, Dr. Tumuhimbise Manasseh, Ms. Catherine Abaasa and Ms. Beatrice Katusiime. Under MR, small locally multidisciplinary health research teams develop research projects to improve health outcomes. The multidisciplinary training [...]

Progressing in academia with Academics without Borders

Progressing in academia with Academics without Borders MUST hosted the Associate Executive Director of Academics Without Borders(AWB) Ms. Young Corrie on 6th February 2020. AWB aims at supporting universities to train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their countries’ development. They offer volunteers who devote time and energy to work closely with host institutions to address challenges identified. The visit provided a platform to discuss ways of getting volunteer professionals from AWB to support MUST in specific areas [...]