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HEALTH

Vaccinated Individuals Who Catch the Delta Strain Have this in Common

Photo: Courtesy Even as many individuals get vaccinated across the globe, the virus is still mutating and taking new forms. In Kenya, the Delta strain is now dominant and accounts for most of the new cases in the country. But the highly contagious and more deadly strain does not only affect the unvaccinated.

  1 month ago ago
Vaccinated Individuals Who Catch the Delta Strain Have this in Common

SPAM

Today's Newspaper Headlines Review

LSK On Trial: Row gets ugly as LSK President Nelson Havi is arrested over alleged assault Havi recorded a statement for allegedly assaulting CEO Mercy Wambua Wambua says she was assaulted at LSK offices in Nairobi, Havi denies claim. Kiambaa Wish List: Residents wants their incoming MP to uplift their living standards Jubilee, UDA in fierce faceoff as residents go to the polls on Thursday Campaigns ended yesterday as IEBC prepare to conduct by-election.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Newspaper Headlines Review

COVID

Global Hope for Covid-19 Vaccine

photo courtesy: Indian Express CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) was declared a Global Pandemic by WHO (World Health Organization) early in March 2020. Since it's unwelcome and untimely entry into the world, it has seen many countries face massive deaths as well as sabotaged economies. There's hopefully light at the end of the tunnel! A vaccine is being developed to curb the spread of the virus. However, it's success is dependent on getting enough governments funding as well as well as manufacturers commitment to produce

  1 year ago ago
Global Hope for Covid-19 Vaccine

HEALTH

WHO Sounds An Alarm To Countries Over Mixing The Covid-19 Vaccines

World Health Organization has warned countries over mixing the Covid-19 vaccines. The organization led by the Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has said that countries are endagering their citizens by giving them a mixture of vaccines. It says that there is little data available on possibility mixing of vaccines, hence urging them to be cautious.

  3 months ago ago
WHO Sounds An Alarm To Countries Over Mixing The Covid-19 Vaccines

COVID

Is Kenya Among the 172 Countries Signed Up To For Vaccine Development Program Announced by WHO?

Across the globe only 172 countries have now signed up for a vaccine development program that will ensure an equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the announcement made by World Health Organization (WHO). According to World Health Organization, there are currently nine candidate vaccines which are part of the initiative with another nine under consideration. Maximizing the portfolio of vaccines increases the probability of success as individual vaccines historically have a high failure rate.

  1 year ago ago
Is Kenya Among the 172 Countries Signed Up To For Vaccine Development Program Announced by WHO?