Top Kenyan scientists urged to join global search for Covid-19 cure

Medics test protective gear at Mbagathi Hospital during the launch of an isolation and treatment centre for the new coronavirus disease -2019, dubbed Covid-19, in Nairobi on March 6. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • On Friday the team held a meeting at the UoN Council offices. Council chairperson Julia Ojiambo and Vice-Chancellor Stephen Kiama said the university would support the research efforts.
  • The small team of scientists from UoN said that while global efforts will take months, the immediate concern will be to study and understand the virus.

Kenyan scientists have joined the global race to find a vaccine for Covid-19.

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