Covid-19 pandemic has continued to wreck havoc in the country. Kenya is still fighting fourth wave of pandemic that has seen sharp increase in the rate of infections and number of fatalities. Many families and communities have been devastated due to adverse effects of the virus.
Development of Covid-19 vaccine brought the ray of hope in the world. Vaccine availability in Kenya has led to reduced number of infections in the country. Kenya has been recording fewer number of Covid-19 infections for the last one month due to mass vaccinations that is taking place in the country.
However ministry of health has today delivered bad news to kenyans on vaccines that they are receiving. According to ministry of health Kenyans will need annual vaccination against covid-19 as AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines offers immunity for only one year.
"MoH says Kenyans may need annual vaccination against COVID-19 as AstraZeneca, J&J, Moderna immunity lasts for a year," read the report.
This is bad news as ministry of health moves towards vaccinating atleast 6 million kenyans before this year Mashujaa Day Celebrations.
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