Researchers demand answers over dismissal of Kemri scientist

Kenya Medical Research Institute headquarters in Ngumo, Nairobi. When it comes to research, Kemri is known in the region. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • The colleagues have questioned the manner in which Dr Lutomiah was dismissed, insisting that it did not follow the right procedure.
  • The scientists added that the CS and top ministry officials should have told Dr Lutomiah that the results would be released in the morning for him to get prepared.

A scientist in charge of testing for the coronavirus at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) has been demoted as the organisation reels under financial pressure.

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