Patients continue to suffer as doctors' strike continues

What you need to know:

  • The doctors union and the government held closed door consultations on Wednesday and Thursday but nothing came of them.
  • More than 10 county health directors who were reached by the Saturday Nation confirmed that tens of patients had died in their regions.
  • Kenyatta National Hospital spokesperson Simon Ithae said that the financial loss from the 48 days of strike is irreparable.

Far reaching effects of the debilitating medics’ strike on Thursday continued to sink in with more than 200 people succumbing to their ailments, Saturday Nation can report.

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