Kenya: Virus Infections to Keep Rising for Next 3 Months, Experts Say
In an interview, epidemiologist Thumbi Mwangi said the disease will not peak until herd immunity is achieved in the next three months. But this is dependent on whether the current containment measures are maintained.
Covid-19: Reopening likely to be gradual and segmented
Kenya, just like other African countries, cannot sustain a prolonged lockdown. As such, the government is contemplating opening the economy.
Keeping antimicrobial-resistant bacteria at bay
One of the biggest threats to global health may become far worse in the coming decades for those countries without access to clean water and wastewater infrastructure.
WSU researchers look for coronavirus clues in Spokane’s wastewater
Researchers from Washington State University recently sampled wastewater from city pipes in three separate Spokane neighborhoods and are analyzing it for the novel coronavirus.
COVID - 19: Is it age, weather, or Africa simply lucky?
Experts suggest weather as one of the reasons behind the low numbers, few deaths in Africa.
Mutation Allows Coronavirus to Infect More Cells, Study Finds. Scientists Urge Caution.
Geneticists said more evidence is needed to determine if a common genetic variation of the virus spreads more easily between people.
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Science Explained: How do vaccines work?
Herd immunity protects those who cannot be immunized; types of vaccines include live-attenuated, inactivated, recombinant.
Why Kenya may escape total Covid-19 pandemic
Scientists dispute claim that the low number of Covid-19 cases in Africa are due to poor surveillance and low testing.
Researchers use math, computers to model spread of COVID-19
Computational epidemiology examines pets, hospitals, border cities.