Mosquitoes, sand flies spreading disease in west Kenya

After seven children died of suspected malaria in Tiaty sub-county (in the western county of Baringo), more testing was carried out which has also confirmed dengue and kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) infections circulating in the area. Results are pending on other possible causes of the deaths - chikungunya virus, Rift Valley Fever, yellow fever and West Nile fever.  Read more.

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