Covid-19: Medics pay the ultimate price

Dr Daniel Alushula

Dr Daniel Alushula, who worked as a senior surgeon at the Busia County Referral Hospital, died of Covid-19 complications last week.

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What you need to know:

  • Mr Joseph Njenga Chege, a nursing officer at the Mwea Mission Hospital, died at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital  where he had been transferred after his condition deteriorated.
  • Dr Andrew Suleh, who is a former Kenya Medical Association (KMA) chairman and a renal physician, said that the country needs to boost its response capacity as the number of cases continues to increase.

A nurse and a member of county assembly have become the latest high-profile Kenyans to succumb to the coronavirus.


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