Africa

Kenya: Baby rescued from collapsed building out of danger

  • Nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    Nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)  (The Associated Press)

  • A nurse at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    A nurse at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)  (The Associated Press)

  • A nurse at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    A nurse at Kenyatta National Hospital attends to Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, the nearly 6-month-old girl who was rescued early Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, lies in a hospital bed at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The girl was brought to the hospital after being found in the ruins of the seven-story building that collapsed Friday night but had no physical injuries and was being treated for dehydration, according to a hospital spokesman. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)  (The Associated Press)

A Kenyan hospital official says a baby who survived for nearly four days under the debris of a collapsed building is out of danger.

Simon Ithai, spokesman for the Kenyatta National Hospital said Wednesday that nearly six-month-old Dealeryn Saisi Wasike has been rehydrated, given adequate supplements and is now in a stable condition.

The National Disaster Management center which is coordinating the rescue mission said the child was found unharmed in a washbasin after the seven story building collapsed Friday.

A court granted the two owners of the building bail of $5,000 Wednesday. With housing in high demand in Nairobi, some unscrupulous developers bypass regulations to cut costs and maximize profits. A government survey found that more than half of the structures in the capital were unfit for human habitation.