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Lord Mayor Lukwago discharged from Rubaga hospital, advised to have enough rest

Lukwago was yesterday afternoon rushed for medical attention after fainting from Rubaga Cathedral amidst the mass of the Late Archibishop of Kampala, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

Kampala Lord Mayor, Ssalongo Erias Lukwago has finally been discharged from Rubaga hospital and advised by his doctors to have enough rest if he is to avoid future instances of the same.

Lukwago was on Monday afternoon rushed for medical attention after fainting from Rubaga Cathedral amidst the mass of the Late Archibishop of Kampala, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

In a statement released on Tuesday morning, Lukwago’s deputy, Ms. Doreen Nyanjura said the Lord Mayor is in stable condition and has been discharged from hospital.

Read also: Why Lord Mayor Lukwago was rushed to hospital during Archbishop Lwanga’s Requiem mass

Upon diagnosis, Nyanjura said that it was found that Lukwago’s sugar levels had gone down which led to the discomfort that happened during prayers.

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“He was given first aid to which he responded very well. Consequently, he was discharged and advised to go home and rest. I have checked on him and he is doing quite well,” her statement added.

Lukwago was last year admitted at Nairobi hospital after being diagnosed with acute anaphylaxis which became persistent on treatment.

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to some foods, insect stings, medications and others.

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It causes the immune system to overreact to the allergen by releasing chemicals and can cause one to go into shock, sudden blood pressure drop, and blockage in breathing.

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