‘ENSURING FOOD SECURITY AND HOUSEHOLD INCOMES DURING AND AFTERMATH OF CORONA VIRUS 19 (COVID 19) TECHENICAL PERSPECTIVE

‘ENSURING FOOD SECURITY AND HOUSEHOLD INCOMES DURING AND AFTERMATH OF CORONA VIRUS 19 (COVID 19) TECHENICAL PERSPECTIVE

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Background The Corona virus (COVID 19) has taken the world by storm. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty in breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact with people who are unwell. Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Globally as of 8th April, 2020 there are 1,464,852 confirmed cases world wide and 85,397 deaths. Uganda has 53 cases presently. Livelihood concerns…
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