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Eager to Resume Trade With China, Kenya Announces New Plan to Disinfect Imports

The Kenyan government announced new measures to ensure that imports from China and other countries will be disinfected to avoid infection from the COVID-19. Although scientists do not believe the virus can survive the duration and temperatures related to container shipping, the government’s new strategy appears designed to appease an increasingly anxious public.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, unveiled measures affecting all goods and personnel aboard incoming ships:

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