Browsing: Vaccinated Kenyans

  • On November 21 Kenya announced that beginning December 21, authorities will require anyone seeking government services to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination
  • Human Rights Watch data indicates that approximately 10 per cent of adults in Kenya had been vaccinated by the end of November
  • The lobby group has urged Kenya to amend measures it announced, requiring everyone seeking government services to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to avoid undermining basic rights

Authorities in Kenya have been urged to amend measures it announced, requiring everyone seeking government services to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to avoid undermining basic rights.

In a statement, Human Rights Watch data indicates that approximately 10 per cent of adults in Kenya had been vaccinated by the end of November, based on Health Ministry figures, the requirement risks violating the rights to work, health, education, and social security for millions of Kenyans.

“While the government has …