School children in Kenya have been sprayed with disinfectant to protect them from coronavirus.
A viral video has Kenyans furious as it shows young school children being sprayed all over with disinfectant to prevent infection from, and the spread of, COVID-19 with the school.
The video shows the children being sprayed with the substance through a mechanism usually used for spraying crops and plants with pesticide.
An assumably back to school sanitization exercise being conducted on students.
What can you say?
(Video courtesy) pic.twitter.com/iSRXDKDjJC
— The Standard Digital (@StandardKenya) October 12, 2020
A number of angry Kenyan parents have taken to social media to denounce the practices with one stating, “Oh well, looks like my children will be home-schooling for some time into the foreseeable future.
Another said, “How did adults sit down and decided that spraying children like this contains #Covid19? What happened to running water and soap?”
Dr Rashid Aman, the administrative secretary at the Kenyan health ministry, reacted with fury and outrage at Kenya’s daily Covid-19 briefing on Tuesday, October 15. He distinctly cautioned all schools against the practices stating, “Those chemicals should not be used on humans…only on surfaces,”
To date, Kenya has recorded a total of 42,000 infections accompanied by 700 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic.
Thank you for taking the time to read this article “School children in Kenya have been sprayed with disinfectant by teachers”. For more news from Home and Abroad, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.
Euro Weekly News is delighted to continue be able to bring you a range of News that doesn’t cost you anything but your internet connection. Whether it’s Local Spanish News or International Entertainment News, we’ve got you covered!
Euro Weekly News, the people’s paper, we lead others follow!