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Strict rules for volunteers of Covid-19 vaccine trial

Author: GATONYE GATHURA AfricaPress-Kenya: Recruitment of 400 volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial is set to begin in Kilifi County. The process is expected to kick off on October 1. The Kenya Medical...

Recycled plastic boat to sail across Lake Victoria

Author: XINHUA AfricaPress-Kenya: The Flipflopi, (pictured) a nine-meter-long boat made from 10,000 tons of plastic waste collected at beach clean-ups along the Kenyan coast, is set for...

Covid-19 vaccine verdicts loom as next big market risk

Author: REUTERS  AfricaPress-Kenya: Optimism that vaccines are on the way to end the coronavirus pandemic has been a major factor in this year’s U.S. stock resurgence....

WHO lays protocols for conducting trials on Covid-19 herbal medicine

Author: JAPHETH OGILA AfricaPress-Kenya: The Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine for Covid-19, an edifice of World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Centre for Disease Control...

Covid-19 may eventually become seasonal, researchers predict

Author: Jennifer Anyango AfricaPress-Kenya: Covid-19 is likely to become a seasonal disease like influenza, a new study suggests. The study, published on September 15, in the journal...

Lilly says antibody drug cuts hospitalisation among moderate Covid-19 patients

Author: Reuters  AfricaPress-Kenya: Eli Lilly and Co said on Wednesday interim trial data showed its experimental antibody treatment reduced the need for hospitalization and emergency room...

COVID-19 has set global health progress back decades: Gates Foundation

Author: Reuters AfricaPress-Kenya: The knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic have halted and reversed global health progress, setting it back 25 years and exposing millions to...

Chinese virologist breaks cover to claim she has proof coronavirus was made in Wuhan...

Author: Mirror AfricaPress-Kenya: A Chinese virologist claims coronavirus was created in lab in Wuhan - and has vowed to publish proof that backs up her allegations. Dr...

Questions over Russia vaccine study ‘inconsistencies’

Author: AFP   AfricaPress-Kenya: The Lancet medical journal said Thursday it had asked authors of a study on a potential Russian Covid-19 vaccine for clarifications...

Study: Vitamin D3 mixed with hydroxychloroquine shows potential in treating COVID-19

Author: Anyango Otieno    AfricaPress-Kenya: Covid-19 patients with acute respiratory infections may recover after taking regimen of Vitamin D3, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, a new study has...