The vocal Singer Kelvin Bahati  is reportedly receiving treatment in a private facility in Nairobi after contracting the drug-resistant super-gonorrhoea.

 

Bahati reportedly had sexual contact with a woman in Kilimani, Nairobi before his symptoms began.

 

Gonorrhoea is usually treated with a combination of antibiotics azithromycin and ceftriaxone, but in this case the treatment has not been successful.

 

Researchers have raised alarm, warning that many Kenyans are carrying the incurable infection that is asymptomatic in some cases and can cause significant health challenges, including permanent damage to their reproductive systems.

 

The outbreak of Neisseria gonorrhoea is not just a threat to the citizens of the East African anchor state but the region as a whole, according to experts.

 

Most of the infected female sexworkers, who interact with men from across East Africa owing to Nairobi’s status as a regional commercial hub and in the spirit of the East Africa Community that allows free intercountry movement, did not even have the clinical symptoms of Neisseria gonorrhoea, said Dr Abdullahi,

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