Kenyans die from common infections as antibiotics fail

  22 June 2020

Antibiotics resistance is increasingly worrying Kenyan doctors as they struggle to select effective medicines to treat diseases that were easy to cure years ago. Kenyans are heavy consumers of antibiotics and the magnitude of the abuse has begun to emerge.

Research from Kenyatta National Hospital shows that quite a number of antibiotics are no longer effectively curing simple illnesses such as UTIs and upper respiratory diseases.

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