AstraZeneca vaccine affecting men’s sexual activity – GCIC Boss Abigaba
Deputy Director of the Government Citizen Interaction Center – GCIC Duncan Abigaba said the AstraZeneca vaccine affects men’s sexual activity and could put many people at risk of jeopardizing their relationships and marriages.
Abigaba made the revelation Monday evening as he recounted his ordeal after receiving two doses of the vaccine supposed to protect individuals against the Covid19 pandemic.
“I know men are afraid to talk about it. But the doctors should have warned us of AstraZeneca’s second shot. Two weeks now and some quarters cannot function properly. Men, speak up before your marriages and relationships end without ceremony, ”he said in a tweet.
Abigaba, who is a strong cadre of the ruling national resistance movement – NRM political party and a staunch supporter of government programs, however quickly put out a warning saying his message to men was not against vaccination but an appeal to the ministry. of Consumer Health.
“Guys, I’m a 101% proponent of immunization. In addition, my claims are not scientifically proven. However, a few colleagues and I are not doing well after the jab. I only spoke to implore the Ministry of Health to advise in case a study was carried out on this subject, ”he added.
Earlier in March, the country received 864,000 doses of Astrazeneca vaccine which were used to immunize Ugandans, with priority given to frontline workers and the elderly.
The vaccination process was marred with many irregularities and scandals, however, the latest to come to light being the vaccination of individuals with fake vaccines believed to be water.
It is not known whether the GCIC boss was among the 800 Ugandans who received the fake Covid19 vaccine, although complaints about sexual activity were not mentioned by anyone who received the Astrazeneca vaccine in Uganda and around the world.
The country, according to Health Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona, expects to receive 647,010 doses of Pfizer vaccine from the World Health Organization to further strengthen government efforts to fight Covid19.