The Kenya National Union of Nurses has joined the campaign to stop the controversial tetanus vaccination until an independent body certifies its safety. The union's Secretary General Seth Panyako stated that the storm generated by the tetanus jab must be resolved. Panyako pointed out that an independent body is best suited to conduct the safety and not the government, in order to bring the matter to a halt. A joint committee that includes representatives of Catholic bishops and the Kenyan Ministry of Health met for the first time in November 19 to discuss concerns about the vaccine, which was found to have beta human chorionic gonadotropin, which prevents women from becoming pregnant.

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