PRO/EAFR> Anthrax - Kenya (02): (Kiambu) - ProMED Anglophone Africa - 05/13/2017

A total of 6 people suspected to be infected with anthrax were admitted to Thika Level 5 Hospital on [Thu 11 May 2017]. All slaughterhouses in Thika were consequently closed indefinitely as the Government sought to contain the spread of the disease. The hospital's superintendent Andrew Toro said the patients, all male, were receiving treatment after they were brought to the facility with symptoms similar to those of anthrax.Dr Toro said they had already put the patients in an isolation view full article

Kiambu District, Central, Kenya | Anthrax | Humans

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