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Ondari Ogega | Nation Media Group

US mulls moving ARVs stuck at port to another country

What you need to know:

  • USAid cites remaining shelf-life of the drugs and storage charges accruing as some of the factors they’re looking at.
  • PPB and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) have traded accusations on who was responsible for the stalemate.

The United States is considering moving the antiretroviral drugs that have been stuck at the Port of Mombasa for close to four months to another country, a move that could deal a blow to patients who have been waiting for the medicines. 

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