Top health stories you need to read

1. Covid deadlier for Africans with diabetes: Africa’s death rates from Covid-19 infections are significantly higher in patients with diabetes, a preliminary analysis by the WHO has shown, as the world marked diabetes day on November 14 – The East African

2. Why expectant women in Suba dread delivery day: Delivering in Suba sub-county can be a nightmare for expectant women. The region is one of the most marginalised in Kenya and any slight delay in a medical emergency can easily lead to death. So isolated is the area – in the farthest corner of Homa Bay County near the Uganda border – that some residents have never used or seen a single metre of tarmacked road Nation