KEPSA curfew proposal from 10 pm to 9pm-4am

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has proposed to the government Covid-19 measures including reviewing curfew hours from 10 pm to 9pm-4am. KEPSA C.E.O Carole Karuga In a Statement to the press, KEPSA recognized the rise in infections as the reason for the proposals. KEPSA C.E.O Carole Karuga said that the private

AstraZeneca vaccine Halted in EU over serious side effects

AstraZeneca vaccine will be discontinued by France, Italy and Germany after several countries announced possible serious side-effects. World Health Organization (WHO) declared there was no confirmed link and thus people should not panic. AstraZeneca vaccine The suspension by EUs big three has poured cold water on AstraZeneca’s struggling vaccination campaign within the

Covid-19: Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls students test positive

Nyeri County commissioner Lyford Kibaara has confirmed that four girls Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls from have tested positive for Covid-19. According to the county commissioner, two girls were allowed to go home after complaining of feeling ill. When they sought medical attention they were found to have Covid-19. Four students showing signs

Catholic Bishops ask Kenyans to take Covid -19 Vaccine

Catholic Bishops now ask Kenyans to take Covid -19 Vaccine. The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has implored Kenyans to take the Covid-19 jab given by the government. Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) Chairman Most Rev. Philip Anyolo According to KCCB, taking the vaccine is comparable to an act

Covid-19 vaccine arrives in Kenya on Tuesday

Covid-19 vaccine arrives in Kenya on Tuesday. The 1.02 Million doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine will be received as the first batch of 4.1 Million expected. Health CS Mutahi Kagwe In the end Kenya hopes to procure 24 Million dosses through Covid-19 Vaccine Global Access (Covax). Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced that the

Ebola deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola has claimed a second life in Democratic Republic of Congo after a recent resurgence in the country. Ebola Outbreak in Congo This comes only three months after the Congolese officials declared the end to the disease outbreak in the country. While confirming the death, World Health Organization (WHO) said that the female

South Africa pauses AstraZeneca vaccine rollout

South Africa pauses AstraZeneca vaccine rollout. This is after a study showed it offered minimal protection against the first South African Covid-19 Variant. AstraZeneca Vaccine In a briefing on Sunday, South African Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize mentioned that the pause is temporary. This was to allow scientists to figure out how

AstraZeneca Vaccine safety concerns on people above 65

Regulators from Belgium are the latest to caution against the AstraZeneca Jab to people over 55 Years in Europe. AstraZeneca Vaccine The Caution has been advised due to lack of efficacy data supporting its use by the seniors. Belgium’s health Minister Mr. Frank Vandenbroucke indicated that the jab should be administered to people

Anopheles Stephensi: Deadly new mosquito In African Cities

Anopheles Stephensi, a deadly and invasive new mosquito discovered in African cities now threatens gains made in the fight against malaria. Picture of Anopheles Stephensi This type of mosquito is dangerous because of its ability to find clean water to lay its eggs within urban centers. Researchers from Radboud University Medical Center say

Magufuli Censured for ignoring Covid-19 Vaccines

Tanzanian head of state Mr. John Magufuli dismissal of Covid-19 vaccines was on Thursday met with condemnation, confusion and concern. Inset: Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli In a speech, Magufuli’s downplayed lock down to prevent corona virus from spreading and scorned at vaccines effectiveness. He asserted that those that got vaccinated abroad brought