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Kenyan health workers strike affects patients

Two people have died and scores of patients are left stranded, as the government fails to order them back to work.

Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 20:41
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Public health workers across Kenya have gone on strike for the third straight day.
 
The government has ordered them back to work, but so far they are not backing down.
 
Two people have died and scores of patients are left stranded.
  
Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi.

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