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Weight-loss plans 2021

Weight-loss plans that may work for you in 2021

No doubt the year 2020 saw the unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic bring many unexpected challenges to the entire world. This virus has impacted everything we do from our health, the economy, and security. The stay-at-home restrictions with the consequent reality of making meals in our kitchens have presented a need to stay healthy more than ever […]

New COVID-19 Strain

The new COVID-19 strain causes panic globally

Hardly two months after finding the COVID19 vaccination, a new strain of the virus has been detected in the UK. Typically, viruses change a lot, and the medics had anticipated the UK challenge. Perhaps they didn’t expect it so soon. Unsurprisingly, most of the new strain’s symptoms are pretty similar to those of COVID19. They […]

French President

French President in isolation after testing COVID positive

The French palace on Thursday morning announced President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for the coronavirus flu. In its announcement Elysee Palace said that the youthful French leader went for a test immediately he saw the first symptoms. The President’s symptoms were not disclosed, but he will remain in self-isolation for the next 7 days. […]

Can dexamethasone cure COVID-19?

This week the UK announced that an anti-inflammatory drug called dexamethasone has proven to be significantly effective in treating seriously ill COVID -19 patients. This comes as several research teams continue burning the midnight oil to get a cure for the pandemic. In their research, they found that dexamethasone, a cheap and widely available steroid, […]

Cyrus Oguna

The COVID 19 vaccine is still 1 or 2 years away, says the government

The Kenya government spokesman Mr. Cyrus Oguna on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, said despite that the best efforts by global health researchers, we may still have wait for one or two years to get a safe COVID 19 vaccine. Most research companies have committed to crack their heads and deliver a safe vaccine by 2021 […]

COVID 19, treat victims with dignity

A warthog is endowed with a speed that can easily outsprint its predators. It, however, suffers from a condition experts call pathological amnesia. That means the poor creature may take off at high speed to escape from a say hungry lion, only to forget mid-flight, slow down and start pondering about its next meal. That […]

Origin of covid19

A brief history of global pandemics leading to the coronavirus disease

Currently, the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) which emerged from China around December 2019 is nearly in all the countries globally. So far over 500,000 deaths have been attributed to the virus worldwide. The coronavirus disease is, however, not the first pandemic to be encountered especially in European Countries. The world has also dealt with several epidemics […]

Lupe Hernandez, inventor of the hand sanitizer

Lupe Hernandez, a registered nurse in Bakersfield, California, invented hand sanitizers in 1966. By that time, ethanol (a form of alcohol) was the preferred skin antiseptic in hospitals. As Lupe continued with her studies as a nurse, she discovered that cleaning alcohol can be delivered via a gel so that cleaning could occur without using […]