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Indian variant in Kisumu under control – KMPDC CEO says

Daniel Yumbya, the CEO of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC), has said that the Indian variant of coronavirus in Kisumu is...

COVID-19 vaccines administered worldwide cross 1.26 billion

The number of COVID-19 vaccines given worldwide has crossed 1.26 billion, even as low-income countries continue to struggle to get doses. According to data by...

Concerns over delay of COVID vaccine second dosage in Kenya, Africa

The delay of the second dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing concern as the first stock dwindles. According to WHO, Kenya has used up...

Kenya’s positivity rate drops to 8% as 705 new COVID cases are confirmed

Kenya on Thursday reported another low in positivity rate as the country confirmed 705 new COVID-19 cases. In the update, the Health Ministry said that...

Ministry of Health confirms Indian Coronavirus variant in Kenya

Today, the Ministry of Health has confirmed that they have detected the COVID-19 virus variant from India in Kenya. Acting Director-General for the Ministry of...

Tanzania government introduces new COVID-19 directives in change of direction

President Samia Suluhu has shown her commitment to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic as her government has issued new guidelines to curb infections. In a statement...

Kenya records lowest positivity rate in weeks as COVID cases drop

Kenya recorded its lowest positivity rate of COVID-19 on Monday as 137 more people were confirmed infected with the virus. In the update today, the...

South Africa to receive 4.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses by June

Pfizer Pharma has said that it will supply 4.5 million COVID-19 vaccines to South Africa by June 2021. South Africa's Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, said...

World COVID-19 cases cross 150 million as surge continues in South America and India

The number of COVID-19 cases globally has crossed 150 million, John Hopkins University has confirmed. According to a tally by the University, the number of...

Ferritin: what it is and why it may be high or low

Ferritin is a protein produced by the liver, responsible for storing iron in the body. Thus, the examination of serious ferritin is done...

India could have as much as half a billion COVID cases, experts estimate

Experts have warned that the number of COVID-19 infections in India could be as bad as half a billion as the country suffers through...

Africa crosses 4.5 million COVID cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has crossed 4.5 million as infections continue to soar across various countries in the continent. According to Elephant.info,...

Malawi refuses to use expired COVID vaccines despite WHO, Africa CDC calls

Malawi has refused to use expired doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with the government saying they would go ahead with plans to destroy the...

Kenya to take part in Phase III trials of R21 Malaria vaccine

The fight against Malaria in Kenya is taking a turn for the better as the country is set to take part in Phase III...

Kenya records 469 new cases of COVID-19

New 469 Covid-19 infections have been recorded from a sample of 4,194 tests in the last 24 hours. This leads to the total number...

COVID situation in counties dire as Kenya confirms 1,153 new COVID cases

Kenyan counties are witnessing a rise in COVID-19 infections as the Ministry of Health confirmed 1,153 new COVID-19 cases. In the press conference today, Health...

World COVID vaccines close in on 1 billion but concerns over vaccine distribution remain

The number of people vaccinated from COVID-19 is closing in on 1 billion, according to COVID tracker data from Financial Times. According to the paper,...

Kenya crosses 800,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered

The number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Kenya has crossed 800,000, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. In the daily statement on the country’s COVID-19 situation,...

Respiratory infection: symptoms, causes and treatment

Respiratory infection is an infection that arises in any region of the respiratory tract and that can reach from the upper airways, such as...

Kenya confirms 904 new COVID cases as positivity rate climbs again

Kenya on Thursday reported 904 new COVID-19 cases as the positivity rate in the country rose once again after days of dropping. According to the...

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