Source: Daily Nation
Wednesday May 11 2016
By EUNICE KILONZO
A total of 2,531 youths aged between 15 and 19 years — most in secondary school— died in 2013.
According to estimates by the National Aids Control Council, 435,225 adolescents aged between 10 and 19 are HIV positive.
Another 119,899 have the virus but have not been identified.
Another cause of premature death among adolescents is diarrhoea especially among those between 10 and 14 years.
The study lists other causes of deaths as interpersonal violence, suicide, depression, road accidents, TB and malaria.