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Expert Insights: What You Need to Know About Virus Outbreaks from Professor Omu Anzala

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a renewed focus on virus outbreaks and their potential impact on global health. To shed some light on this topic, Prof. Omu Anzala, a renowned expert in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, recently shared his insights on what people need to know about virus outbreaks.

Professor Jaoko Featured in The Star

Member of the Department Prof. Walter Jaoko was featured on The Star where he spoke on why the COVID-19 Omicron variant may actually be a good news.

He highlighted how the variant did not as appear to be as lethal as Delta but aired on the side of caution due to current unknowns. The full article can be read here

Veterinarian & PhD Researcher Dr. Mbaire Chuhu Featured On The Daily Nation

Veterinarian, epidemiologist and PhD Student Veronicah Mbaire Chuchu recently wrote an article for The Nation on the infectious disease rabies.

In the article, Dr. Chuchu emphasises the importance of a coordinated effort from the government, private sector and the community in the control and eradication of the disease. She highlighted vaccines which are still the most successful public health intervention of all time and can be used for both animals and humans to stop rabies spread. You can read more about this from the link below