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Corona virus (2019nCoV): why Kenyan nurses might be a worried lot

There is reason enough to worry as Kenyan nurses about Corona virus (2019nCoV). As Nurses Know the basics first: COVID-19 = ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease 2019nCoV=2019 novel corona virus Spherical enveloped particles containing single-stranded RNA. The envelope bears club-shaped glycoprotein projections. Transmission is usually via airborne droplets to

NATIONAL ETHOS, ‘KENYA THE LAND OF THE INCORRUPTIBLE’

MEMORANDUM: A CITIZEN’S CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL ETHOS, ‘KENYA THE LAND OF THE INCORRUPTIBLE’ Kenya has variously been referred by us and our neighbours as ‘nchi ya kitu kidogo’.  What appears like a belittling preamble ‘nchi ya kitu kidogo – the end of an era’ appears in the BBI documents and BBI website.  A rebuttal on the

Will be on duty over the holidays, while others will have to wait for health care

Will be on duty over the holidays, while others will have to wait for Health care.  This is not the only time this has happened.  Holidaying when we should be working I believe is one of the unique characteristics of resource-constrained settings like we have here in Kenya.  By the way now that we are