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Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Source: Coastweek (Xinhua)  Kenyan authorities on Saturday confirmed that 33 cases of suspected cholera have been reported in the past two days from a trade forum which ended in Nairobi… Read more »

Health workers affected as viral disease spreads

Health workers affected as viral disease spreads

Source: Standard Digital By Joy Wanja Muraya Thu, June 2nd 2016 Health workers in the county are among 580 persons infected by Chikungunya virus thereby hampering treatment and management of… Read more »

Four Killed As Cholera Outbreak Hits Wajir

Four Killed As Cholera Outbreak Hits Wajir

Source: Daily Nation By Abdimalik Hajir Five people have been confirmed dead in Sarif, Wajir South constituency, following a cholera outbreak in Wajir County. Medical and health officials at local… Read more »

19 new Cholera cases reported in Naivasha

19 new Cholera cases reported in Naivasha

Source: The Star By ANTHONY GITONGA Mar. 27, 2016, 12:00 pm Ninteen new Cholera cases have been confirmed in Naivasha town as reported incidents of the health crisis continued to… Read more »

Typhoid and cholera, deadly but can be prevented with vaccines

Typhoid and cholera, deadly but can be prevented with vaccines

Source:kenjs March 14, 2016  Ayoki Onyango The El Nino rains are with us here once again and threatening the water and health sector as it continues to cause havoc among… Read more »

Africa’s Lake Victoria named major waterborne disease breeding site

Africa’s Lake Victoria named major waterborne disease breeding site

  Source: The Herald Dodoma: Africa’s largest fresh water source, Lake Victoria, has been named as a major breeding ground for waterborne diseases, putting millions of people at risk, officials warned… Read more »

Panic as Strange Disease Hits County

Panic as Strange Disease Hits County

Source: kenyan.co.ke By Victor Nyakachunga on Thu, 11 February 2016 – 5:34 pm Residents of Tharaka-Nithi County are a worried lot after a strange disease claimed two lives, leaving hundreds… Read more »

IOM Joins Emergency Cholera Response on Kenya-Somali Border

IOM Joins Emergency Cholera Response on Kenya-Somali Border

MENAFN Press – 19/05/2015 GENEVA Switzerland May 19 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In late April 2015 the number of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and suspected cholera cases in the… Read more »

Nairobi floods, poor hygiene accelerate cholera outbreak in the city

Nairobi floods, poor hygiene accelerate cholera outbreak in the city

Source: Standard digital May 15, 2015 by LillyFrankfurter   Nairobi County Health officials have gone back to the drawing board following Cholera outbreak in the city. Read More:http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/story/2000162319/nairobi-floods-poor-hygiene-accelerate-cholera-outbreak-in-the-city

Cholera -WHO fact sheet

Cholera -WHO fact sheet

Fact sheet N°107 Reviewed February 2014 Key facts Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. There are an estimated 3–5 million cholera cases… Read more »

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