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American Ambassador Natalie Brown visits UVRI

American Ambassador Natalie Brown in group with staff at UVRI

American Ambassador Natalie Brown had a successful visit to the Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) on 16th March 2020. The ambassador was able to meet the teams in a brief introductory meeting that was chaired by Prof Kaleebu and was later ushered in a brief tour of the UVRI campus by Dr Lutwama Tom where she appreciated the remarkable work.

She visited the labs with a focus on the CDC supported labs namely VHF, ARBOVIRUS, COVID-19/influenza to mention but a few.

She concluded her tour with a visit to the Zika Forest.