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How have different actors responded to COVID-19 and what kinds of counter responses have emerged to that?

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:54pm

Kenya's official response to Corona Virus has included the provision of prevention protocols (e.g. washing hands and wearing masks). The sign shows the acceptance of such messages in a rural context. The message is in English in a town where the majority speak the local language, and meat transactions are usually conducted in that language. English is used to communicate about COVID-19 in written form. The local language - Gikuyu - is used orally not only for meat transactions but also for discussion about the disease, its spread, prevention, etc. 

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