Malaria is a top killer of children under five in the East African nation, and the vaccine is critically important to Kenya’s efforts to combat the disease.
Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior WHO epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.
So far, 1,790 people have died of the dreaded haemorrhagic virus since the first cases were recorded on August 1 last year.
Despite a highly effective vaccine and a swift international response after it was declared 11 months ago, the Ebola outbreak has proved tenacious.