KENYA: Covid causes elephant baby boom, 200 new babies by 2020

The elephant population living in Kenya experienced a baby boom in 2020, marked by the birth of just over 200 individuals. This is according to the wildlife census conducted by the Kenya Wildlife Research and Training Institute (KWRI). According to the document, the pachyderm population now stands at 36,280 individuals. …

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Will new Covid treatments be as elusive for poor countries as vaccines?

“It’s no coincidence that Merck has experience with HIV – internally, with their leadership and their culture, they know that if they don’t meet the access challenges, they will be criticized,” said Dr Moon, co-director of the Global Health Center of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in …

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Group offers enrichment for homeschoolers | Local News

They do the fun stuff that may have been left out of the public school curriculum due to state tests and other rules and regulations. Stuff like trips to Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park or the Etheridge Cattle Company in Williston. Stuff like a science fair at the Crystal River …

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ETSU to host “Out of Darkness” community walk | WJHL

Photo: WJHL JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As part of an initiative by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ETSU will be hosting the “Out of Darkness” community walk on campus Sunday afternoon. Tennessee teen suicide rate on the rise The event is designed to show people struggling with mental …

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Kiunjuri reveals secrets of how to win Mount Kenya votes

Service Party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has revealed what it takes to ensure Vice President William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga are assured of the votes from Mount Kenya. Speaking at Sisimunda Muthoni’s funeral in Mberee, Embu County on Saturday, October 16, Kiunjuri asserted that presidential …

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Rural women in Shahjahanpur are changing their lives, one straw at a time – Gaonconnection

Hathura Bujurg (Shahjahanpur), Uttar Pradesh The village of Hathura Bujurg looks like hundreds of other villages in Uttar Pradesh. Dusty, cramped, not too clean and with many of its inhabitants living in abject poverty. But, in the midst of all this misery, there is hope. About twenty women got together …

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Two deaths highlight violence against women in Kenya

By Ayenat Mersie NAIROBI (Reuters) – Cynthia Makokha was a 17-year-old college student and volleyball player. Agnes Tirop was a 25-year-old rising athletics star, who finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics and won two bronze medals at the World Championships. The two women were found dead in …

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PrEP uptake remains low among those who need it most

New data presented at IDWeek 2021 shows a lack of use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among groups at high risk of HIV infection. Although the preventive efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV is well known and there are 2 formulations available on the US market: Truvada (emtricitabine / tenofovir …

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Pandemic Causes Predictable Tourism Collapse in Tulsa in 2020, Report Says | News from local businesses

Based in the Tulsa Regional Chamber, TRT comprises the Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture, an accredited film commission, and the Tulsa Sports Commission, an amateur sports sales and marketing organization. The total estimated impact for events booked during the year was …

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