Kenya Scientists Release Genome sequencing for the Covid-19 Cases in Kenya

Scientists in Kenya have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral strains in 122 of the confirmed cases in Kenya. The scientists from Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast (CGMR-C) and the KEMRI’s Centre for Virus Research (CVR) and in collaboration […]

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Coronavirus in Africa: Five reasons why Covid-19 has been less deadly than elsewhere

Many African countries have been praised for waging an effective campaign to combat the spread of coronavirus despite their reputation for having fragile state heath systems. The continent, which has a population of more than one billion, has had about 1.5 million cases, according to data compiled by the John Hopkins University. These figures are […]

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There is nothing like ‘Safe Social Distance’ in a room: CDC agrees COVID-19 is Airborne

CDC has finally acknowledged yesterday that we can become infected with COVID-19 through airborne transmission especially in rooms or spaces with inadequate ventilation. People farther than 6 feet apart can still be infected by tiny droplets and particles that float in the air for minutes and even hours. The CDC says that despite this information, […]

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