Nairobi waters contaminated with HIV drugs




Thousands of Nairobi residents are feeding on animal and crop products raised on water contaminated with HIV drugs and antibiotics.

A comprehensive sampling of the whole Nairobi River Basin from the famous sports fishing Fourteen Falls to another 39 sites has confirmed that the waters are dangerously contaminated with these human medicines.

The main source of the contamination is domestic wastewater which is also used to raise huge amounts of food crops and free-range livestock to feed the city.

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