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Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Kenya
Jun 25, 2018 | Lindsay Bonesteel

  Since the beginning of June, Kenya has been experiencing an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) with 26 reported human cases and six deaths [1]....

New Malaria-Carrying Mosquito Found in Kenya
Sep 19, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Malaria is transmitted to humans by Anopheles mosquitoes. Within the Anopheles genus (“genus” being a group of organisms with common characteristics...

Latest on Ebola, Aug. 6 2012, 12h: Two Suspected Cases in Tanzania, WHO Update for Uganda
Aug 6, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Tanzania: Local news in Tanzania is reporting two suspected cases of Ebola in the Kagera Region. The two suspected cases, a mother and son, traveled...

Latest on Ebola, August 2, 9h20: Suspected Cases Rise in Uganda, Kenya Suspects Second Case
Aug 2, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Uganda: The WHO reports 16 deaths and 38 suspected cases in Kibaale, while the Ugandan Daily Monitor reports 50. Francis Mugerwa, author for the...

Update on Ebola in Uganda and Suspected Case in Kenya
Aug 1, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Update on Uganda Reporters from Uganda’s daily publication New Vision write that four people with Ebola symptoms have died. If laboratory reports...

Drought Brings Famine and Disease to Horn of Africa
Aug 11, 2011 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

As the Horn of Africa – including Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and Djibouti - faces its worst drought in over 50 years, thousands of Somali refugees...