Nov 14, 2014

Drama as Kavonokya Sect Members Resist Polio Vaccination

Jun 25, 2014

There was drama in Wikithuki village in Kitui County after health officials accompanied by police engaged in running battles with members of the Kavonokia sect who are strongly opposed to having their children vaccinated against polio. Police and health officials searched homes and even granaries to look for the hidden children to vaccinate them. According to sect members their religious beliefs do not allow them to use conventional medicine.