The Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA) says the polio vaccine given to children under 5 years in the past two weeks is safe. The association issued a statement after some parents complained that their...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a travel alert for people going to Kenya due to a Rift Valley fever outbreak. Health officials have reported an ongoing outbreak of RVF...

The Kenyan government has launched a 10-year National Strategy for the Control and Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious small stock disease that mainly affects sheep and...

The Kenyan government has launched a polio immunization campaign that seeks to reach at least 2,416,750 children under 5 years of age in 11 counties across the country. Lamu County Health Department Chief...

The Kenyan Health Ministry has banned the prescription of HIV-Aids frontline drug Dolugravir (DTG) amid suspicions that it could be linked to birth defects among positive women. In a memo addressed to...

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in Kenya, the outbreak has rapidly increased in the last week, with more cases reported and two new counties affected. In the past two and one-half...

The Kenyan Department of Veterinary Services has shut down abattoirs and quarantined all livestock in the Tana Delta area following a Rift Valley Fever outbreak that has affected at least 20 goats. Tana...

Scientists at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) have started clinical trials of an oral drug that is deemed to be less toxic to the kidneys during the treatment of cryptococcus meningitis. The...

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley fever (RVF) situation in Wajir County, Kenya, an additional person has died from the viral disease, bringing the death toll to six, according to local media. Rift Valley...

The Kenya Ministry of Health reported this week on the outbreak situation in several counties throughout the country in 2018 to date to include cholera, measles, chikungunya and Rift Valley fever (RVF). Cholera A...