Dr. Moses Masika

Maintain social distancing and keep COViD-19 at bay

There is need for Kenyans to adjust how they live or work to ensure social distancing is maintained in the wake of coronavirus disease (COViD-19) outbreak.
Already Kenya has 28 confirmed cases of COViD-19 as of 25th March, 2020. When the first confirmed COViD-19 case was reported in Kenya, the the government announced measures to fight the disease and the measures have been continously been reviewed to help stop the spread of the disease.

Coronavirus: UoN researchers join global search for vaccine

Researchers from the University of Nairobi (UoN) have joined the world in search for a coronavirus (covid-19) vaccine as countries grapple with the pandemic.

The disease has so far killed more than 14,500 people globally with 340,066 confirmed cases in 192 countries and territories.

VIDEO: Corona virus demystified by UoN experts

Prof. Omu Anzala and Dr. Moses Masika both from KAVI Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) have outlined helpful measures that can be undertaken to reduce the risk of corona virus outbreak in Kenya.

According to Prof. Anzala there is no vaccine for the virus that has so far killed more than 3000 people globally.

“There is no vaccine for corona virus, the nearest we are drug development,” Prof. Anzala says.