Dr. Stella Ogake Beat Purple To The Corona Vaccine...

A Kenyan-born and trained doctor was among the health care professionals who got the much anticipated Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine that was rolled out in the United States on Monday, December 14.

Dr. Stella Ogake, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centre in Colombus, Ohio emotionally exclaimed that the vaccine allayed her fears of getting the virus and infecting her family.

"I feel great. I just got the vaccine, it was not painful at all. I do not know how I am going to feel in the next few hours, but I feel good.

Dr Stella Ogake during an interview with CNN

“For us who are on the front line taking care of these patients, it is such a moment of hope because we can see the light. We can see the end of this pandemic,” Ogake stated in an interview with CNN.

Ogake studied at Moi Girls’ High School, Eldoret before joining Moi University College of Health Sciences for a degree in medicine between 2002 and 2008.

She later worked at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi before she relocated to the US.


Ogake who is also an assistant professor of internal medicine in pulmonary and critical care at Wexner, noted that her work in the ICU had been overwhelming over the past couple of months.

The roll-out of the vaccine gives priority to healthcare workers as the US passes 300,000 Covid-19 deaths.

Top health officials had already issued a warning that daily new deaths might not slow for months, even with a vaccine.

In Kenya, reports indicate that the country has ordered 24 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine enough to cover 20 percent of the country’s population at a cost of Ksh10 billion.

The request for the vaccine was submitted to the Global Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) by the Ministry of Health.

Though the arrival of the vaccine is expected early next year, there is no specific timeframe given.

Great opportunities in the US. If she was still in Kenya don’t know where she would be

OH yes to call masser, and bend your ass when a white man walks by

Hapa kwetu kuna watu wanalipa 220 mirrions for citizenship in some offshore countries,you think watangoja na bonobo zingine kukua vaccinated? Ni brokeness ndio imeleta waiting period

Daaaamn! This omokisii lady was my classmate in primary school. She was hated because alikua ananuka jasho mbaya sana coupled with halitosis. Now she’s stellar Stella. More power to her. Nitatafuta yeye

We wish her more success