The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Student Contracts Hepatitis B While On Hospital Duty

Controversy has erupted over the death of a Medical Student at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital after he allegedly contracted Hepatitis B disease while on duty. Union of Kenya Clinical Officers' secretary General Peterson Wachira claims that the student contracted the disease while on internship at the hospital but the hospital's Deputy CEO Wilson Arwasa has denied. Wachira wants the hospital to compensate the family.

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