A prominent Kenyan doctor who became an anti covid-19 vaccine campaigner and conspiracy theorist has died from the disease.
Dr Stephen Karanja said it was unnecessary to vaccinate Kenyans against Covid-19.
Instead, he argued for steam inhalation and a cocktail of drugs, including hydroxychloroquine and zinc.
He also spread conspiracy theories, involving Bill Gates and population control.
Dr Karanja died on Thursday in the high dependency unit of a private hospital in the capital Nairobi.
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More than 800,000 Kenyans have now been vaccinated, with no severe side effects being reported.
Before his death, Dr Karanja was the chair of the Catholic Doctors Association – who described him “as a true medical soldier”.