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Reactions As Doctors Raise Concern Over Increasing Cases of Malnutrition At Nyahururu Hospital

Cases of malnourished children being born at the Nyahururu County Referral Hospital have raised concerns.However, according to Dr. Wanjiru, most mothers do not take a balanced diet despite health advice during their antenatal clinic visits and rely mostly on one type of food or food with low nutritional values, and this also affects their fetuses.

Doctors say RSV cases arrived in the fall -- earlier in the season than expected in the state.Though, hospital capacity is not on the brink as seen elsewhere in the U.S.Among those who have signed the letter are Dr Claire Donnelly, a consultant physician who specialises in infectious diseases; consultant virologist Dr Conall McCaughey and consultant paediatrician Dr Sharon Christie.

The strategy calls on countries to relaunch mitigation efforts and be ready to respond to an increased burden on their health-care systems. The consistent application of the following 5 pandemic stabilizers will continue to be critical to protect people this autumn and winter: 

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