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Why Is There Shortage Of ARVS In Kenya? Kenyans Bomb KRA Accounts (screenshots)

Currently Kenya is at crisis with acute shortage of Anti retroviral drugs (ARVs). So many people living with HIV/AIDs continue to suffer as their bodies grow weak due to lack of the drug. This have come months after World Health Organization (WHO) announced a risk of running out of the drugs to almost 70 countries due to covid 19 pandemic.

To add salt on the would there is a tax stand - off between Kenya and USAID. Earlier last year it was rumoured that ARVs meant for Kenya were shipped to west Africa after Kenya Revenue Authority ( KRA) demanded tax on them. KRA came out and denied the claims on their Twitter account.

More than a year later and as the situation grow worse Kenyans couldn't hold it any more and decided to storm the KRA accounts with the motion #releaseARVs. We are hoping the government and the concerned bodies will look unto this issue to save lives.

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