Coronavirus Kenya

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 […]

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 […]

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Two more coronaviruses identified in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta on March 15, 2014 confirmed two more cases of the raging coronavirus in Kenya. The president said the confirmations are as a result of the tests done on 27 people who came in close contact with the first patient in the country. Accordingly, the two patients were quarantined in Kenyatta Hospital’s isolation […]

Coronavirus in Kenya

Coronavirus first case confirmed in Kenya.

Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Friday, March 13th, 2020, confirmed Kenya’s first coronavirus case. The patient is a female student who jetted in from the US via London. Mr. Kagwe said that the patient in a stable condition as their temperature had gone down. The CS has asked Kenyans not to panic as the […]

Uncertainty, confusion and prayers as Corona virus comes to scout

Uncertainty, panic, and confusion have gripped Kenyans as after a male Chinese student was quarantined at the Kenyatta National Hospital with Corona virus-like symptoms. The Tuesday scene was marked with a mixture of fear and a sense of normalcy for those who went about their business oblivious of the lingering threat. The said patient on […]