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Cancer patients suffering for failure to travel for treatment

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Cancer patients are among those listed as high risk populations especially those undergoing chemotherapy. And with the country’s focus on covid-19, what happens to cancer patients? The hardest hit are those who were bound to travel to India and South Africa for procedures unavailable in Kenya. 9 year old Haimanah Wairimu is scheduled for radio-iodine therapy and surgery in India in June. With travel restrictions globally at the time of the pandemic, her family clings on to hope that she will get the treatment that she needs.

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