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6 Apr 2020

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Capital News (Kenya)

Kenya: Govt. agency investigating private hospitals for allegedly overcharging patients in suspected Covid-19 cases

"Private hospitals warned against overcharging patients on COVID-19"

The Government has warned private hospitals against overcharging people seeking treatment over suspected cases of coronavirus disease. Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Mercy Mwangangi said they had received numerous complaints which are now being handled by the Medical Board. Some of the facilities, she said, have been selling gloves at a whooping Sh8,000 for a pair.“This is immoral and unacceptable,” she said, “The medical council has been directed to take up this issue.”....