Covid-19

Face masks. PHOTO/Courtesy
‘You’ll be arrested if caught without face mask’- Health PS Susan Mochache

By | 5 days 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 records nearly 3,400 daily Covid-19 cases in worst outbreak

By | 4 months 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 | 4 months 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 | 4 months 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 | 5 months 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 | 6 months 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...

Israel reports first case of ‘flurona’ – a rare double infection of Covid and influenza

By | 6 months ago

Israel has recorded the first case of a rare mixture of two diseases, influenza and coronavirus, dubbed “flurona”. Local reports said that th...

KEMRI rubbishes claims that it announced an Influenza outbreak

By | 7 months ago

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has on Friday, December 17, 2021, rubbished claims that it announced an Influenza outbreak. The research ...

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has congratulated Kenyan nurse Anna Qabale for winning the global nursing award PHOTO/Courtesy
COVID-19: Kenya records 28 more cases, 1 death

By | 7 months ago

Kenya reported 28 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, based on a sample of 2,969 people tested in the last one day across the country. From the ca...

COVID 19: Kenya records 11 new positive cases

By | 7 months ago

The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced that 11 people contracted COVID-19 from a sample size of 4,153 tested in the last 24 hours. In a statement,...

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