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Press Release:Kenya Making Progress in Uptake of Disease Resistant Cassava Varieties

Nairobi, Kenya: 5th July, 2021- In a bid to improve cassava varieties in Kenya, researchers at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)...

PRESS RELEASE:Severity of COVID-19 in Rheumatic Disease Patients Linked to Older Age, Comorbidities

Kisumu, Kenya, 1st July, 2021- COVID-19 is not milder or more severe in patients with rheumatic diseases than the general population, expert says. Dr Charles...

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy threatens to derail war against pandemic in Africa

By Joseph Maina Vaccine hesitancy in many parts of Africa has emerged as a potent threat to efforts to mitigate COVID-19 and could considerably counteract...

Expert reaction to strategies that can be implemented to contain spread of Delta variant in Western Kenya

Dr. John Masasabi Wekesa,Chief Medical and Health Systems Specialist Behaviour change communication: “We need to invest inenhanced behavior change communication. Why? I agree with the...

Experts reaction on rise of Covid-19 infections in the Lake Region

Behavior change needed to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Kisumu City and its environs Dr. Gregory Ganda, Acting Chief Officer of health, Kisumu County “If...

Press Release:-New variants, Violation of COVID-19 Containment Protocols Responsible for Spike in COVID-19 Cases in Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya 16th June, 2021- The recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Uganda which have led to a 42-days lockdown in the country has...

Explainer on how a virus becomes a variant and whether it is necessarily a bad thing

Prof. Walter Jaoko Professor of medical microbiology and tropical medicine, Director KAVI Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nairobi It is important for us to remember...

Explainer on how COVID-19 Vaccines are Developed

Prof. Walter Jaoko Professor of medical microbiology and tropical medicine, Director KAVI Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nairobi There are different ways of developing vaccines....

Expert Opinion on Cassava Improvement in Africa through Genome Editing

Dr. Ihuoma Okwuonu,Plant Biotechnologist and Chief Research Scientist at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) in Umudike, Nigeria said: "We are using genome editing...

Press Release:Survey shows rise in vaccine hesitancy in Ghana

Accra, July 23, 2021: Research led by the University of Southampton into the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana, West Africa has concluded...

Explainer on the June-July- August season in Kenya

Mary Kilavi, Assistant Director Public Weather service, KMD said: “There has been some sort of public outcry this season. Some people feel it is incredibly...

Explainer on cassava diseases in Kenya

Dr Catherine Taracha,Center Director,KALRO Biotechnology Center  “There are two major diseases that challenge cassava production. They include the Cassava Mosaic Disease where you get crinkling...

Press Release:Kenya Making Progress in Uptake of Disease Resistant Cassava Varieties

Nairobi, Kenya: 5th July, 2021- In a bid to improve cassava varieties in Kenya, researchers at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)...

PRESS RELEASE:Severity of COVID-19 in Rheumatic Disease Patients Linked to Older Age, Comorbidities

Kisumu, Kenya, 1st July, 2021- COVID-19 is not milder or more severe in patients with rheumatic diseases than the general population, expert says. Dr Charles...