Saturday, September 18, 2021

Health

A cry for help!: HIV/AIDS patients in Kenya decry ARV drugs shortage

In Kenya, persons living with HIV/AIDS fear dying because of a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) to save them from the disease. The patients have...

Malaria vaccine trial raises hope of beating the deadly disease

A candidate malaria vaccine has demonstrated an unprecedented 77 percent efficacy in trials in Africa, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the fight against...

Namibia: Union Says Nurses Skeptical of Covid-19 Vaccines

Th Namibia Nurses Union (Nanu) acting secretary general, Junias Shilunga says many nurses are skeptical to get vaccinated. "They are requesting the government to give...

Out-of-date orange drink turns deadly in Nigeria

At least 10 people have died and hundreds of others are in hospital after drinking out-of-date powdered orange-flavoured drinks in the northern Nigerian state...

Tanzania signals change of stance on Covid-19

Major changes could be in the offing to Tanzania’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, President Samia Suluhu Hassan said she would name...

Haiti has no single dose of Covid-19 jabs yet

More than a year into the pandemic, Haiti has no single Covid-19 vaccine for its over 11 million population. This has raised concerns among health...

Covid-19: Kenya added to UK’s ‘red list’ travel ban

The United Kingdom has banned people travelling from Kenya from entering England starting April 9 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Kenya is among...

COVID-19 has exposed endemic gender inequality, Guterres tells UN Women’s commission

‘The game-changer we need’ “The damage is incalculable and will resound down the decades, into future generations”, warned the UN chief, noting that women makes...
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