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WHO calls for vaccine manufacturers to adjust vaccines amidst new COVID-19 virus variants

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now asked for a re-evaluation of the COVID-19 vaccine as concerns emerge over the new variants. Yesterday, South Africa...

World COVID-19 cases cross 106 million, new cases slow down

The world coronavirus cases have crossed 106 million even as cases in many parts of the world show signs of a slight slow down...

Left Behind: How Africa is lagging in getting the COVID-19 vaccines

Following the confirmation of several COVID-19 vaccines towards the end of 2020, hope was high that there would be proper immunisation distribution. However, that has...

COVAX set to hand Kenya 4.1 m COVID vaccine doses by end of February

Kenya could receive 4.1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this month if a report released by COVAX is anything to go by. On Wednesday,...

Africa CDC cautions of rising COVID fatality rates in the continent

The Africa Centre for Disease Control has warned that the continent is seeing a rise in death rates. After months of lagging in deaths, it...

How the government plans to vaccinate 1.25 million Kenyans by June 2021

On Friday, the Ministry of Health said that it expects to vaccinate 1.25 million Kenyans in its first vaccination phase. Speaking to the media at...

‘COVID vaccine will cost Ksh 770 per dose’ Health CAS, Dr Mwangangi says

Health CAS, Dr Mercy Mwangangi, has revealed that they have secured Ksh 43 billion for a COVID vaccine, set to cost Ksh 770. The price...

World hits deadly milestone as confirmed COVID cases pass 100 milion

The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has crossed the grim milestone of 100 million infections. The astounding figure that appeared like a distant milestone just...

WHO issues warning against pregnant women taking Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organisation has cautioned against the issuing of the Moderna vaccine to pregnant women. In a statement released on Tuesday, the WHO said...

Grave milestone: Kenya crosses 100,000 confirmed COVID cases

Kenya has today crossed a grim milestone after the number of COVID-19 cases in the country moved past 100,000. Kenya has hit the grim milestone...

’16 SARS-CoV-2 variants currently circulating in Kenya’ KEMRI says

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) experts have said that there are currently 16 COVID-19 virus variants spreading in Kenya. According to the report, the...

African Union purchases 270 million COVID vaccine doses

The African Union has said that it has purchased 270 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for Africa. According to the Union, the deal will...

87 new COVID cases in Kenya as positivity rate dips further

The Ministry of Health today confirmed 87 new COVID cases as the positivity rate dropped further. Kenya is seeing a drop in positivity rates, and...

Kenya reports 80 new COVID-19 cases as infection dip persists

Kenya’s downward COVID infections trend in the second wave has continued to dip as the country reported another low number of infections. Today, the Ministry...

Kenyans remain concerned about COVID vaccine safety, study finds

A study by TIFA Research has found that many Kenyans are concerned about the safety of the COVID vaccine and are unwilling to take...

Health officials warn of post-Christmas COVID surge

Kenya has seen a dramatic decline in COVID-19 infections and positivity rates over the past few days. From a high of over 10 per cent...

End year surge: World coronavirus cases pass 76 million

The number of COVID-19 infections has crossed 76 million as India became the second country to cross 10 million infections. A surge of cases has...

Kenya sees decline in weekly COVID cases as tests cross 1 M

The decline in COVID-19 cases in Kenya has continued to drop for the second week running as Kenya enters the festive period. After the scaring...

Confronting the second wave: Africa passes 2.5 M COVID cases

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa have passed 2.5 million as the continent confronts the dreaded second wave. According to a Reuters tally, the news reported...

Scientists discover a new COVID virus strain in South Africa

A new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been detected in South Africa, the country's health minister confirmed. Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, said...

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