“Catholic doctors in Kenya pushed startling claims about Covid-19. Here’s why they’re wrong.”

“Catholic doctors in Kenya pushed startling claims about Covid-19. Here’s why they’re wrong.”

A day after Kenya took delivery of a million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19, a group of Catholic doctors weighed in. 

The vaccine was “unnecessary” and “it should not be given”, the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association said in a 3 March 2021 “advisory”, suggesting alternative treatments.

The advice by the group, which says it works to “expose falsehoods in medical practice”, was quickly criticized by other doctors for being misleading.

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