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Accelerating COVID cases see world infections pass 62 million

Accelerating COVID-19 infections has seen the world confirmed cases pass 62 million as the United States attempts to halt a surge. While news of vaccine...

Kenya sixth in Africa as Continent COVID cases cross 2.1 million

Kenya has risen to sixth among the worst-hit countries in Africa as the second wave persists. Kenya yesterday became just the sixth country in Africa...

33 teachers have succumbed to Covid-19 since reopening-TSC

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC)has revealed that 33 teachers have died due to Covid-19 since the first phase of reopening of schools in October...

KMPDU strikes back at CS Kagwe, confirms that strike call remains

KMPDU SG, Dr. Chibanzi Mwachonda, has hit out at the Health CS, Mutahi Kagwe, over claims that doctors were contracting COVID-19 out of work. KMPDU...

Oxford University’s new COVID vaccine provides hope for low-income countries

A new COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University could offer hope for low-income nations following success in large trials. Though the new vaccine's effectiveness is...

No decline in Covid-19 curve in Kenya yet as 14 more succumb to the disease

Death cases in Kenya as a result of Covid-19 shot up further on Sunday, November 22, as 14 more patients succumbed to the virus. Giving...

COVID immunity could last up to 6 months, study finds

A new study has found that COVID-19 re-infection is unlikely to occur for at least six months. This news is according to a British study...

New Mask that kills coronavirus on impact invented

Masks were always a distant thing for many people around the world. It always was a preserve for doctors and health workers. On the rare...

Lang’ata OCS succumbs to Covid-19

Langata police station OCS George Kabii has passed on. The OCS died on Thursday morning at the Langata Hospital where his family said he was...

KCSE candidate in Kakamega succumbs to Covid-19, 10 others test positive

A form 4 candidate at Lureko Secondary School in Mumias West Constituency died on Monday, November 16, 2020, shortly after contracting Covid-19. The death news...

4 more medics succumb to Covid-19, KPDU convene Advisory Meeting

It is a sad and worrying day for the medical fraternity after four more medics succumb to the deadly Covid-19 within 24 hours lapsing...

CDC report on masks in the fight against COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and prevention argues that "Adoption universal masking policies can help avert future lockdowns." The CDC emphasized that putting on a...

The US exceeds 10 Million covid-19 cases.

The United States registered its 10th million case of the coronavirus on Monday. John Hopkins University announced the numbers in a statement made to the...

Pfizer develops a COVID-19 vaccine with 90% efficacy

Pharmaceutical Company, Pfizer, has announced the development of a COVID-19 vaccine with an efficacy of 90 %. According to the pharmaceutical giant, the vaccine successfully...

Kenya records 719 new COVID cases as deaths rise by 8

Kenya has today confirmed 719 COVID-19 cases, raising the country's total caseload to 62,488. In the latest announcement, the Ministry of Health confirmed that the...

KEMRI – close to half of Nairobi, Mombasa residents have contracted COVID

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) has suggested that close to half of Nairobi and Mombasa residents may have already contracted COVID-19. Kemri Wellcome Trust,...

Kenya set to benefit from WHO rapid COVID testing kits

Kenya is set to be among the first middle-low income countries to benefit from WHO’S new rapid COVID testing Kit. WHO African Region Director, Dr...

To lockdown or not? Difficult questions as Kenya crosses 1000 COVID deaths

Over the second half of October, Kenya has witnessed a Surge in COVID infections and deaths. On Sunday, November 1st, Kenya recorded a further 17...

WHO SG, Dr Tedros goes into quarantine after contact tests positive for D

The World Health Organization (WHO) Secretary General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has gone into quarantine after a contact tested positive for COVID-19. Through a Twitter...

A brief profile of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine whose trials started in Kenya

Kenya yesterday joined the efforts in finding a vaccine for COVID-19 after entering the first phase of its trials. Kenya’s KEMRI, through a collaboration with...

KEMRI begins first COVID vaccine trial in Kilifi as they immunize first volunteers

Kenya’s hunt for a vaccine for the COVID-19 has gone a notch higher after KEMRI kicked off its vaccine trials. With the country currently undergoing...

Kenya’s COVID cases pass 52,000 as 761 more test positive

Kenya today has confirmed 761 more COVID-19 cases with the positivity rate at 15 per cent as the second surge continues. Speaking in Mombasa, Health...

Africa passes 1.7 million COVID infections

The number of COVID-19 infections has passed 1.7 million as new infections accelerate in many African countries. According to theelephant.info, the number of COVID cases...

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Murkomen responds after Raila claims he never lost 2007, 2013, 2017 elections

Elgeyo-Marakwet County Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has spoken after Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga claimed that he could not concede defeat yet...

Locals alarmed as drone mysteriously crash-lands

Locals of  Wajir County were on Sunday, November 29, 2020, alarmed after a drone alleged to be involved in surveillance crash-landed in Eldas. The drone...

Teen who filmed George Floyd’s last moments will be awarded for courage

The protests against Floyd's death reverberated far beyond the United States Image: Reuters American...

Mysterious monolith found in the United States disappears

Image of the monolith found in Utah Image: Utah Department of Public Safety O shiny metal...

Machachari’s Mama Baha breaks silence on why she was admitted

Celebrated Machachari actress Wanjiku Mburu, stage name Mama Baha shared a photo of her in a hospital bed receiving treatment. Although Mama Baha announced she...