WHO: Kenya in high risk category for Ebola trasmission
13 August 2014, 10:10
Nairobi - The World Health Organisation says Kenya is in high risk category for transmission of Ebola.
The organisation’s representative in Kenya Dr Custodia Mandhate said the country is classified as level 2, meaning that it is a high risk area for the transmission of the disease that has so far killed 1,013 people and infected another 1,848.
Mandhate called on the Ministry of Health to come up with additional safety measures to prevent the virus from spreading, Daily Nation reports.
Public health officers have been screening all passengers coming from Ebola hit West Africa countries at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
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