Kenya takes to Senegal suspected monkeypox samples for testing

Samples taken from people suspected to have monkeypox in Kenya have been ferried to Senegal for testing and further investigation, the Nation has learnt.

The Ministry of Health on Friday cleared the samples to be flown there since the country’s testing capacity is limited given the rarity of the disease.

Read: Monkeypox explainer: how do you catch it and what are the risks?

“The test is done using an antigen and since as a country we don’t have the capacity to test, we had to take them to a country that has dealt with the outbreak before and their laboratories are certified,” said a Ministry of Health official who sought anonymity.

The official said should the test turn positive, then the ministry will have to budget for the testing materials and also ensure that we are able to test for the virus.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and principal secretary Susan Mochache did not respond to our calls and messages on the issue.

Permalink

In reply to by Robby (not verified)

Howdy! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this website?

I'm getting fed up of Wordpress because I've had problems with

hackers and I'm looking at options for another platform.

I would be great if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

Also visit my web page :: 호치민가라오케

Permalink

In reply to by Rick (not verified)

Good day I am so excited I found your website, I really found you by error, while I was researching on Bing for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say many thanks for a tremendous post and a all round enjoyable blog (I also love

the theme/design), I don't have time to browse it all at the moment but I have saved it and also

included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read more, Please do

keep up the fantastic work.



My webpage; 호치민가라오케
Permalink

In reply to by Rosemary (not verified)

I loved as much as you'll receive carried out right here.

The sketch is tasteful, your authored material stylish.

nonetheless, you command get bought an edginess over that you wish

be delivering the following. unwell unquestionably come more formerly again since

exactly the same nearly very often inside case you shield this hike.

Check out my website ... 호치민밤문화

Permalink

In reply to by Willian (not verified)

Greetings from Idaho! I'm bored to tears at work so I decided to browse your blog on my

iphone during lunch break. I love the knowledge you provide here and can't wait to take

a look when I get home. I'm amazed at how quick your blog loaded on my cell phone

.. I'm not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, wonderful site!

Also visit my web page; 호치민가라오케

Permalink

In reply to by Dannielle (not verified)

Undeniably imagine that which you stated. Your favourite justification appeared

to be at the internet the simplest thing to keep in mind of.

I say to you, I definitely get annoyed at

the same time as people think about concerns that they just don't realize about.

You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest and

outlined out the entire thing without having side effect

, other people can take a signal. Will likely be again to get

more. Thank you



Here is my webpage ... 호치민가라오케
Permalink

In reply to by Quentin (not verified)

Hi there excellent blog! Does running a blog such as this take a large amount of work?



I have no understanding of computer programming but I

was hoping to start my own blog soon. Anyway, if you have any suggestions or techniques for new

blog owners please share. I know this is off

topic nevertheless I simply wanted to ask. Kudos!





Review my web site 호치민밤문화
Permalink

In reply to by Janie (not verified)

May I simply say what a relief to uncover someone who really

understands what they're discussing on the internet.

You certainly realize how to bring a problem to light and make it important.

More people ought to look at this and understand this side of your

story. I can't believe you aren't more popular because you definitely have the gift.

Also visit my blog 호치민가라오케

Add new comment

Restricted HTML

  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.