Covid-19

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni.
Museveni speaks on COVID-19 status after ‘ICU’ reports

By | 1 year ago

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has given an update on his COVID-19 status hours after reports that he was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU)....

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Kenya drops COVID-19 restrictions

By | 1 year ago

Kenya will no longer ask for a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test for foreigners entering the country. In a le...

Image showing positive results for Monkeypox. PHOTO/Courtesy
Man tests positive for monkeypox, Covid and HIV

By | 2 years ago

Scientists have reported the first known case of a person testing positive for monkeypox, Covid-19 and HIV at the same time. Earlier th...

President Joe Biden disembarks Air Force One, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. PHOTO/CNN
Biden tests positive for Covid-19

By | 2 years ago

President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 and is experiencing “mild symptoms,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre s...

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‘You’ll be arrested if caught without face mask’- Health PS Susan Mochache

By | 2 years ago

Health Principal Secretary, Susan Mochache says Kenyans should start wearing face masks as a mandatory measure in a bid to curb Covid-19. “Weari...

China locks down millions as COVID cases rise before winter
China records nearly 3,400 daily Covid-19 cases in worst outbreak

By | 2 years ago

Chinese health authorities reported nearly 3,400 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, double the previous day, forcing lockdowns on virus hotspots as the country...

Ministry of Health distances itself from purported press release lifting wearing of face masks in public

By | 2 years ago

The Ministry of Health has on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, disowned a press release that has been making rounds on social media, purporting that it had r...

Queen Elizabeth. PHOTO/Courtesy
Queen Elizabeth tests positive for Covid

By | 2 years ago

The Queen has tested positive for Covid, Buckingham Palace has said. The palace said the monarch is experiencing “mild cold-like symptoms”...

Bill Gates warns of pandemics that could be far worse than Covid-19

By | 2 years ago

As Covid-19 cases driven by the omicron variant surge across the world, Bill Gates has warned of pandemics worse than the current one. His comments ca...

Covid-19 pandemic exposes little-known Kitengela health facility

By | 2 years ago

The arrival of Covid-19 vaccines in Kenya last year exposed a little known Kitengela health facility that is key in storing children vaccines in the c...

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