Take Covid-19 vaccine, refuse to pay, CS Kagwe encourages Kenyans

CS Kagwe

The Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe has asked Kenyans not to pay for the Covid-19 vaccine.

Speaking at Afya House when he issued a Covid-19 update, the CS also said that only the Health ministry and the county health teams are responsible for vaccination drives.

“If they ask you to pay, take the vaccine, then refuse to pay,” he said.

CS Kagwe said medical care teams are prepared to make sure that the maintenance of the cold chain system and power of the vaccine.

Kagwe cautioned those selling or administering Covid-19 immunizations outside the Health service assigned sites that they will face prosecution.

CS Kagwe added that the administration of any vaccine ought to be done by a certified and appropriately enrolled clinician or nursing staff.

“Those staff must also have received recent training on vaccination administration. Any other person doing so will be violating the law,” he said.

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