Kenya’s walking nurses bring virus vaccine to remote villages
21 May 2021 | 8:21 am
Healthcare workers walk from village to village in Western Kenya's Siaya country in a mobile vaccination drive to reach people who live far from health facilities.
A new lockdown has come into effect in and around Moscow. Only a third of the Russian population is fully vaccinated. Experts blame a widespread distrust of the authorities. Why do so many Russians remain skeptical?
As Africa struggles to stem vaccine inequity, biotechnology giants BioNTech and Moderna have announced plans to build factories on the continent.
Beijing said the use of spy agencies, not scientists, was "iron-clad proof" of Washington's attempts to politicize the origins of COVID-19. A new report published Friday shed little fresh light on how the virus emerged.
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Kenya's electoral commission aims to enroll 6 million new voters in a mass registration drive. But it's failing dismally to meet this target.
Team Lionesses created in 2019 is stationed near the community land around Amboseli National Park. Members of the all-female rangers unit are selected based on high school level, fitness and an interest in wildlife conservation.
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As the yearlong civil war in Ethiopia's Tigray region escalates, Kenya and South Sudan are on high alert.
An expert panel has just given the green light to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 in Israel — the first country to offer booster shots. It has also tightened its green pass system to keep the economy and schools open.
German officers have detained 12 individuals suspected of involvement in the manufacture and sale of falsified COVID-19 vaccine passports. The counterfeits are believed to have been sold for up to €400 each.
The lockdown starting Monday is expected to last 10 days and a vaccine mandate is set to start in February. Data shows the seven-day incidence rate in the country at around 1,000 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Kenya is accelerating its vaccine rollout campaign through the end of the year. Kenyans who refuse a shot face sanctions. But the current supply of vaccines is not enough to immunize a population of almost 54 million.
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