Hantavirus, the “new” virus in China : what you need to know.

Hantavirus, the “new” virus in China : what you need to know.

Share thisHantavirus is mainly spread by rodents . It was first reported in 1950s during the Korean Wars, isolated in 1976 by Dr Wong Lee. It is named after Hanta River because the first outbreak…

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Covid-19 patient who escaped quarantine recaptured, had contact with 85 people before recapture.

Covid-19 patient who escaped quarantine recaptured, had contact with 85 people before recapture.

Share thisA female patient who was under quarantine after being suspected of contacting Covid -19 escaped the facility and had contact with over 85 people before the government tracked her down and captured her. The…

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Government shuts down schools in Kenya as two more covid-19 cases are confirmed.

Government shuts down schools in Kenya as two more covid-19 cases are confirmed.

Share thisKenyan government has confirmed two more cases of coronavirus days after the first case was reported. Consequently, the government has suspended learning in all education institutions. Primary school and day secondary schools have been…

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Corona Virus : Mode of transmission, symptoms and preventive measures.

Corona Virus : Mode of transmission, symptoms and preventive measures.

Share this1. If you have a runny nose and sputum you don’t have corona virus because corona pneumonia has dry cough without runny nose. 2. The virus can be destroyed by heat, it cannot survive…

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Planes of death: Panic as flight between China and Kenya resume amid Covid-19 threat.

Planes of death: Panic as flight between China and Kenya resume amid Covid-19 threat.

Share thisIn a communique from the Chinese embassy, the Chinese government and Kenya have reached an understanding that will see China Southern airline flights landing in Nairobi once a week until March 25th. The communication…

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Chinese plane lands in Kenya causing coronavirus scare on social media.

Chinese plane lands in Kenya causing coronavirus scare on social media.

Share thisThe government of Kenya has been forced to act after a video of a plane from China landing at JKIA surfaced on social media. Kenyans immediately took issues with the government for failing to…

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Russia Police hunts down Chinese nationals in homes and businesses in an attempt to stop further spread of coronavirus.

Russia Police hunts down Chinese nationals in homes and businesses in an attempt to stop further spread of coronavirus.

Share thisIn one of the most drastic measures to curb further spread of the deadly coronavirus, the city of Moscow ordered the raiding of homes and businesses by its police to flush out Chinese nationals.…

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HIV STATUS OF A NATION

HIV STATUS OF A NATION

Share thisThe government of Kenya through The Kenya Population – based HIV Impact Assessment(KENPHIA) carried out a survey between the months of May 2018 and February 2019, the goal of the government commissioned survey was…

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Why you should be checking your body fat percentage instead of BMI

Why you should be checking your body fat percentage instead of BMI

Share thisHave you measured your weight recently? You may have been concerned about your possibly increasing body weight. Using any of the available tools, you probably managed to know your BMI value. BMI is basically…

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Safaricom has launched “Safiri Smart” : Notifies  Of any Disease Outbreaks

Safaricom has launched “Safiri Smart” : Notifies Of any Disease Outbreaks

Share thisSafaricom has launched Safiri Smart, a disease surveillance and awareness product that will enhance the country’s epidemic preparedness and control. The solution has been done through a collaboration between Safaricom, Korea Telecom and the…

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