Press Release:Survey shows rise in vaccine hesitancy in Ghana

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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....