Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri)

Kemri develops rapid test kits for Covid-19, malaria

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya yesterday achieved a milestone following the local manufacture of rapid testing kits for Covid-19 and malaria which is expected […]

Britain gives Kenya kit to detect new Covid strains

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya is set to receive a genomic sequencing platform to aid in identifying new Covid-19 variants. The platform from the United […]

Ending malaria key to fixing iron deficiency

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malaria control reduces iron deficiency in African children, researchers at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) report. Researchers John Muriuki […]

15 more test positive for deadly Indian Coronavirus variant

Reading Time: 3 minutes George Kebaso @Morarak The number of people who have contracted the Indian Covid-19 variant in the country has risen to […]

Kemri to study fuel choices impact on community health

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) is involved in a new Sh30 million study seeking to understand the fuel choices […]

Malaria vaccine, two years later

Reading Time: 5 minutes On a sunny morning several months ago at a hospital in Sori, Migori county, 15 or so mothers sat on […]

Worst of Covid yet to come, Kemri now warns Kenyans

Reading Time: 4 minutes  Medical experts are warning Kenyans to brace themselves for turbulent times in the next four months unless the government strictly […]

Kemri boss defends move to roll out Corona vaccination

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccination drive is concurrently going on with its phase three clinical trials, Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) acting […]

Masks here to stay even with vaccine, medics say

Reading Time: 3 minutes Contrary to common belief, Kenyans should brace themselves to continue wearing masks and washing hands frequently, for a longer time […]

Novel vaginal ring empowers women in fight against virus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Evelyn Makena @evemake_g A vaginal ring inserted after every 28 days has potential to reduce a woman’s risk of HIV […]