Save city residents risk of contracting cholera
SEE ALSO :WHO alert over fake antibiotic in marketConsequently, some food handlers who pay the requisite medical tests fee of Sh1,000 don’t get tested. Not surprisingly, they are permitted to continue their businesses on the strength of a receipt that does not vouch for their fitness. It would seem, therefore, that the concern of the county government is to raise money, yet money should only be paid when a service is being rendered. That being the case, the county government is wrong to take money from food handlers but fail to conduct requisite tests on them. Besides equipping labs with reagents, the county government would do well to ensure garbage is collected and properly disposed of, that sewage is not released into streams. It must also provide safe drinking water to all. On their part, citizens must take personal hygiene seriously. It is as simple as washing your hands, vegetables and fruits before eating.
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