Coronavirus claims Kenya’s best kidney specialist, 30 other doctors – TBEN

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Kenya has lost kidney specialist Dr Anthony Omollo to the coronavirus.

Omollo, head of the renal unit at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, died on Saturday.

The health facility is the largest referral hospital in East Africa

Omollo has served as President of the African Association of Nephrology and Deputy Director of the East African Kidney Institute.

COVID-19 has claimed at least 30 doctors in Kenya, PANA reports.

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The Kenya Council of Physicians and Dentists (KMPDU) has confirmed Omollo’s death.

The country has recorded 1,360 deaths and more than 76,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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