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June 25, 2017 5:32 AM Politics, PR and public health knock heads over cholera outbreak at Weston hotel

If you thought the government had come out clear on the state of health experts who attended a conference that ended on Friday at Weston hotel, you could be surprised with how public relations, politics and public health could knock heads in a tight triad muscle flexing rivalry. Weston Hotel is linked to DP William Ruto and the linkage could be dragging

June 25, 2017 5:19 AM Poor Kenyans happier than the rich, new survey shows

Despite the tough economic times, the poorest people in Kenya (73 per cent) are living happier lives than the richest (72 per cent). However, seven in 10 citizens (71 per cent) say that all things considered, they are happy. And, one in 20 (five per cent) say they are unhappy, and one in four (24 per cent) that they are neither happy nor unhappy. One in six Kenyans

June 23, 2017 4:46 PM Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conference

NAIROBI, Kenya — “Several” participants at a medical conference at a hotel in Nairobi have come down with a foodborne disease suspected to be cholera, the Kenya Medical Association said Friday. Rapid screening tests were positive for cholera as further tests were underway to confirm the diagnosis, the association said in a statement. “We are, however 1

June 23, 2017 4:43 PM Doctor says 27 colleagues have cholera after Weston Hotel saga

By MUTHONI WAWERU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – At least 27 cholera cases have been confirmed following tests conducted on doctors who were attending a conference at a Nairobi hotel. In a phone interview with Capital FM News Dr Simon King’ondu, a gynecologist who was at the conference said the doctors are admitted to various hospitals for treatment 2

June 23, 2017 1:34 PM The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets

"Who is this little arrogant self-hating Jew to tell anyone for whom to vote?” These are some of the questions asked by William C. Bradford on Twitter before he was appointed by the Trump administration to run the Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy. In those now-deleted tweets, which The Washington Post reported on late Thursday, Bradford remarked 2

June 23, 2017 11:40 AM Brexit: What is UK offering EU citizens?

Since the vote to leave the EU a year ago, millions of EU citizens living in the UK, and about a million UK expats in other EU states have been living in a state of uncertainty about their future. On Thursday we were given a glimpse of the UK government's offer to deal with the issue - but the full details have not yet been published. Here is what we know. Mrs May outlined 1

June 23, 2017 6:55 AM Kenya cholera outbreak hits dozens at health conference

Nearly 50 people have contracted cholera while attending a health conference in Kenya’s capital. The infected delegates were among hundreds who had gathered for the four-day forum organised by the Ministry of Health at a Nairobi hotel on Tuesday. They have been isolated in a city hospital, but health officials say the number of people infected may rise. It is unclear 3

June 22, 2017 1:18 PM 10 hospitalised following suspected cholera outbreak at Weston Hotel

A cholera outbreak has been reported in Nairobi's Weston Hotel where doctors were attending a science conference. According to the Nairobi County government health official, Bernard Muia, the guests started experiencing symptoms similar to those of cholera such as vomiting and intense diarrhoea. Muia said that out of the 400 people in attendance at the conference 1

June 22, 2017 9:46 AM Breast feeding could cut heart attack and stroke risk in mothers

Research has found that breast feeding is not only good for babies, it’s good for mothers too Breast feeding is not only good for babies — it can also reduce a mother’s risk of heart attack or stroke, research has shown. Scientists found that women who breast-fed their babies were significantly less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke in later 15

June 21, 2017 12:28 PM PM leads yoga day celebrations amid rains

Lucknow, Jun 21 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing asanas here amid showers on the International Day of Yoga as he underlined the importance of the ancient practice in connecting India with the world and promoting wellness. Yoga, he stressed, has the power of health insurance at zero cost. "We can save the people 2