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Positive cases increases to 303 as 7 more confirmed in Kenya

April 22, 2020

Kenya has confirmed 7 more cases of the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 303. Six of the cases are from Mombasa while one case is from Nairobi. The latest cases are from 707 samples tested in the last 24 hours. All the new cases are Kenyan from the newly kicked-off […]

Did you know that keeping fit scares COVID-19 away?

April 22, 2020

Keeping active is important during the COVID-19 pandemic as it can help to maintain our physical health, while also reducing feelings of stress and anxiety, the Institute of Public Health has said. It is recommended that all adults should aim to undertake at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity five times a week, […]

Jubilee Health Insurance Customers can access virtual medical services amidst COVID-19

April 22, 2020

With the effects of COVID-19 already taking a toll on Kenyans especially on restriction of movement, Jubilee Insurance has introduced a convenient virtual video consultation services through the SASADoctor online platform. To enable this, customers are required to download the App from the Android App Store, key in their details and thereafter be able to […]

Nutrition: Dos and Don’ts during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 22, 2020

Proper nutrition and hydration are vital. People who eat a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems and lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. So you should eat a variety of fresh and unprocessed foods every day to get the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, protein and antioxidants your body needs. […]

5 Ways Technology is Improving Health

April 22, 2020

It could be argued that of all the ways technology has improved the lives of humans across the globe, none are as important as the technological advances in medicine. From the invention of X-ray machines to advances in surgical practices, technology has made us healthier and increased life expectancies. As we move further into the […]

Reprieve as Kenya sets to start manufacturing ventilators

April 22, 2020

Kenya is on the brink of producing ventilators, an industrial breakthrough that will be a huge boost to the war on the coronavirus. The Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM) made public the prototype of the locally developed ventilator in Nairobi on Tuesday. The PumuaIshi 2.0 is designed to be a complete intensive care unit respirator. […]

Kenya nears 300 as 15 more test positive for COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Kenya has confirmed 15 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the tally of positive cases to 296. The new cases are from 545 samples tested in Kenya in the last 15 hours. 7 of the new cases are from Mombasa, 2 from Mandera and 6 from Nairobi. The government has also embarked on following […]

Fear storm Kenyans as more are forced into quarantine

April 21, 2020

The authorities in Kenya have put 455 people in quarantine facilities after they defied a curfew imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19. They had warned that violators would be held at the facilities at their own cost, after a rise in arrests of people in pubs and house parties. There have also been claims […]

Blockchain and Big Data could tame Corona virus

April 21, 2020

Covid-19 is rapidly paralysing every aspect of life across the globe, but the work-from-home government directives have provided an innovation environment where solutions are fast being birthed in emerging technologies to contain the virus. The latest viable global solution, experts say, lies in blockchain technology and Big Data. In its simplest explanation, blockchain is a […]

Coronavirus has mutated to become deadlier in Europe than the US, study finds

April 21, 2020

There have been more than 2.4 million coronavirus cases around the world to date, and a new study suggests the strain currently in Europe is much deadlier than that found in the US. Researchers from Zhejiang University believe the coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains. The strains in China and Europe were found to […]