Daily Archives: September 14, 2020

Reporter Returns to Kenya and a New COVID Reality

NAIROBI – The lady at the National Public Health Laboratory answered my question as she handed me the certificate from my COVID-19 test: “You tested negative, so you don’t have to know what happens if you test positive.”

Her remark was not entirely reassuring, but it was a relief to …

Pandemic Takes Toll on Kenya’s Medical Workers

NAIROBI – John Muichuhio is one of the thousands of Kenyan medical workers treating COVID-19 patients.

The stress of the pandemic has been bearing down on him, and in late July he also tested positive for the coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease.

“As a human being I am also …

Update COVID-19 13 September 2020

Twenty-six (26) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 2722 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, five hundred, and ninety-one (4591). To date, two thousand, five hundred, and fifty-six (2556) patients have recovered and been discharged, including twelve (12) in the past …

WHO supports Government to curb gender-based violence

– World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria has ramped up partnerships with the Nigerian government to improve awareness on the health challenges of violence against women and the importance of health sector response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV), particularly in the northeast, where thousands of conflict-displaced persons are receiving humanitarian aid.

In …